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This records the Body Mass Index of the PERSON and corresponds to OBSERVATION VALUE where the OBSERVATION TYPE = 'Body Mass Index' and the VALUE TYPE = 'Number'.

This value is derived from WEIGHT in kilograms devided by HEIGHT in metres squared (kg/m²).


This data element is also known by these names:

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plural BMI