Is BMI Sufficient to Evaluate Child Obesity Interventions?


A new study shows that an intervention can have advantageous effects on health outcomes. Typically, a change in BMI (body mass index) is often the measure used to examine whether an intervention intended to suppress childhood obesity is effective.

The researchers of the study documents improvements in several of the parameters measured, independent of whether a child's BMI decreased, increased, or remained the same.

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