Quetelet index


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Quetelet index

A parameter used to determine nutritional status, calculated by the formula: QI = Body weight in kg/Height in m2.

Quetelet index

, Quételet index (ket-le', kat-)
[Lambert Adolphe Quetelet, Belgian statistician, 1796–1874]
Body mass index.