Skip to content Learn about the access keys available for Aristotle.Cloud

Definition

An indicator of whether a person's body mass index (BMI) has been recorded, as represented by a code.

Components

Data Element (this item)

Representation

This representation is based on the value domain for this data element, more information is available at " Yes/no code N ".
Data Type Boolean
Format N
Maximum character length 1
Values
Value Meaning Start Date End Date
Permissible Values 2 No
1 Yes

Comments

Guide for use:

CODE 1 Yes

A person has had their BMI recorded.

CODE 2 No

A person has not had their BMI recorded.

Origin:
WHO (World Health Organisation) 2000. Obesity: Preventing and Managing the Global Epidemic, report of a WHO Consultation. World Health Organization, Geneva.

Comments:

Body mass index (BMI): A measure of an adult's weight (body mass) relative to height, used to assess the extent of weight deficit or excess where height and weight have been measured. Body mass index is the weight in kilograms divided by the square of the height in metres (WHO 2000).

References

Related content

Relation Count
Input in Derivations 0
Output in Derivations 0
Inclusion in Data Set Specifications 1
Inclusion in Data Distributions 0
As a numerator in an Indicator 0
As a denominator in an Indicator 0
As a disaggregation in an Indicator 0