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How to Calculate a Body Mass Index (BMI)

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Body mass index (BMI) is a measurement used to classify weight. It is calculated as the ratio of weight in kilograms (kg) divided by height in metres-squared (m2). How about calculating your own BMI? Find out what it means by comparing your results to the table in the video.

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Body mass index (BMI) is a measurement used to classify weight. It is calculated as the ratio of weight in kilograms (kg) divided by height in metres-squared (m2), i.e.: BMI = WEIGHT (kg) / HEIGHT (m2). How about calculating your own BMI? Find out what it means by comparing your results to the table in the video.

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Very clear and concise, Good to have as a reference.
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Michelle mckillop
30 Jun 2019
good basic overview of BMI calculation and interpretation
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A basic 1 min refresher of a nursing assessment skill
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Informative and interesting article to improve my knowledge and reinforced existing skills
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