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Comparison of the body adiposity index to body mass index in Korean women

Body Composition Assessment
Yeon-Ah Sung et al.
Used Parameters : BFM, PBF

Publication Year : 2014

Country : Korea

Journal : Yonsei Medical Journal

Purpose Obesity is a major public health issue and is associated with many metabolic abnormalities. Consequently, the assessment of obesity is very important. A new measurement, the body adiposity index (BAI), has recently been proposed to provide valid estimates of body fat percentages. The objective of this study was to compare the BAI and body mass index (BMI) as measurements of body adiposity and metabolic risk. Materials and Methods This was a cross-sectional analysis performed on Korean women. The weight …
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