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Obesity Index of Khosla and Lowe

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Allergy, Immunology, Anesthesiology, Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, Emergency Medicine, Family, General Practice, Geriatrics, Internal Medicine, Medical Genetics, Neurological Surgery, Neurology, Obstetrics, Gynecology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, Otolaryngology, Pathology, Pediatrics, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Plastic Surgery, Preventive Medicine, Psychiatry, Radiology, Surgery, Urology, Other

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Description:

The obesity index of Khosla and Lowe is similar to the ponderal index but has the advantage that the index is positively related to body weight. It is in the form of (W / H^3). It is not an acceptable index of obesity.

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