Anthropometric measurements from a cross-sectional survey of community dwelling subjects aged over 90 years of age

I M Rea, S Gillen, E Clarke

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Abstract

To measure anthropometric variables of weight, height, body mass index (BMI) and triceps skin fold thickness (TSF) and produce local percentiles for > 90 y old subjects. To assess prevalence of conventional measures of under nutrition (BMI at or below 18.5 kg/m2) or over nutrition (BMI values > 30 kg/m2) in this age group.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)102-6
Number of pages5
JournalEuropean Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Volume51
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1997

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