Estimation of height and body mass index from demi-span in elderly individuals.
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Jan 01, 2006
Predicted height values from equations based on demi-span and age may be acceptable surrogates to derive accurate nutritional indices such as the BMI, particularly in elderly populations, where height may be difficult to measure accurately.
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