Alternatives to BMI

The body mass index enjoys great popularity and indeed is mostly used for overweight studies as the main criterion, but it makes sense to look at alternatives. The Broca formula can be considered obsolete but should should be mentioned for the sake of completeness. After all, it comes from the same era as the BMI.

Broca formula
Broca formula
Waist-hip ratio (WHR)
Waist-hip ratio

Waist to height ratio (WHtR)
Waist to height ratio
Waist circumference
waist circumference

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