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What does the U.S. government use to estimate a person s body weight status? A. Ruler B. Health related illnesses C. Body mass index D. Scale
Weegy: The US government use BODY MASS INDEX to estimate a person's body weight status. (More)
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What does the U.S. government use to estimate a person s body weight status? A. Ruler B. Health related illnesses C. Body mass index D. Scale
Weegy: C. Body mass index The body mass index (BMI), or Quetelet index, is a measure for human body shape based on an individual's mass and height. [ It was devised between 1830 and 1850 by the Belgian polymath Adolphe Quetelet during the course of developing "social physics". Body mass index is defined as the individual's body mass divided by the square of their height. The formulae universally used in medicine produce a unit of measure of kg/m2. BMI can also be determined using a BMI chart, which displays BMI as a function of mass (horizontal axis) and height (vertical axis) using contour lines for different values of BMI or colors for different BMI categories.While the formula previously called the Quetelet Index for BMI dates to the 19th century, the new term "body mass index" for the ratio and its popularity date to a paper published in the July edition of 1972 in the Journal of Chronic Diseases by Ancel Keys, which found the BMI to be the best proxy for body fat percentage among ratios of weight and height; the interest in measuring body fat being due to obesity becoming a discernible issue in prosperous Western societies. BMI was explicitly cited by Keys as being appropriate for population studies, and inappropriate for individual diagnosis. Nevertheless, due to its simplicity, it came to be widely used for individual diagnosis, despite its inappropriateness. 'BMI' provides a simple numeric measure of a person's thickness or thinness, allowing health professionals to discuss overweight and underweight problems more objectively with their patients. However, BMI has become controversial because many people, including physicians, have come to rely on its apparent numerical authority for medical diagnosis, but that was never the BMI's purpose; it is meant to be used as a simple means of classifying sedentary (physically inactive) individuals, or rather, populations, with an average body composition. ] (More)
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You may need to see a doctor if ________. A. You often feel well rested after a full night s sleep B. You occasionally go to bed late C. You often wake up feeling like you haven t been asleep D. You occasionally wake up in the middle of the night
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You may need to see a doctor if you often wake up feeling like you haven't been asleep.
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What is the key to effective stress management? A. Failing to plan B. Meeting all deadlines no matter what it takes C. Getting plenty of rest D. Procrastinating and getting work done at the last minute
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Getting plenty of rest is the key to effective stress management.
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