Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, May 16th, 2000
To study the differences in weight and adiposity between black girls and white girls, D.S. Freedman and colleagues used examination data from 4,542 black and 4,542 white girls between the ages of five and 17.
"Quetelet Index (kg/m2), Rohrer Index (kg/m3), and height-adjusted weight were used as measures of relative weight, and subscapular and triceps skinfolds as measures of adiposity," the researchers explained. Additionally, breast development was...
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