Distance and Percent Distance from Median BMI as Alternatives to BMI z-score 3 years. The ICCs of the age-adjusted metrics were also higher compared with that of BMIz among children who were overweight or obese. Unlike BMIz, these alternative metrics do not have an upper limit and can be used for assessing BMI in all children, even those with very high BMIs. The age-adjusted % from median (on a log or linear scale) works well for all ages, while unadjusted % from median is better limited to older children or short follow-up periods.'>
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Distance and Percent Distance from Median BMI as Alternatives to BMI z-score
  • Published Date:

    August 23 2019

  • Source:
    Br J Nutr. 124(5):493-500
  • Language:
    English


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