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con·ic

, conical (kon'ik, kon'i-kăl),
Resembling a cone.
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Variables N % 95% CI Body mass index * Low weight 3 0.5 0.1 - 1.5 Eutrophy 96 15.2 12.6 - 18.3 Overweight 222 35.2 31.5 - 39.1 Obesity 309 49.1 45.1 - 53.0 Mean (95% CI) 30.3 (26.6 - 33.9) Waist circumference * High 484 87.2 84.1 - 89.8 Normal 71 12.8 10.2 - 15.9 Mean (95% CI) 96.5 (89.0 - 104.0) Neck circumference * High 252 57.5 52.7 - 62.2 Normal 187 42.5 37.8 - 47.3 Mean (95% CI) 35.4 (33.0 - 37.1) Conicity index * High 464 85.5 82.1 - 88.2 Normal 79 14.5 11.7 - 17.9 Mean (95% CI) 1.26 (1.23 - 1.34) n--number of individuals; 95% CI--95% confidence interval; * n total is different according to the number of respondents.
conicity index = waist circumference (m)/0.109 [square root of body weight (kg)/height(m)].
The conicity index (CI) was determined from the measurements of weight, height, and waist circumference [27].
Zames, "On the input-output stability of time-varying nonlinear feedback systems part I: conditions derived using concepts of loop gain, conicity, and positivity," IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, vol.
Beside the use of BMI in assessing nutritional status, other indicators such as waist circumference (WC), waist-height ratio (WHtR), and conicity index (C index) were other common assessment tools where WC measures the overall body fat, WHtR assess the proportion of central fat by height, and C index measures the abdominal fat.
The conicity index (CI), a parameter used to assess body fat distribution [15], has been reported as the most effective indicator of 10-year cardiovascular events [16].
In turn, waist circumference (WC), waist/height ratio (WHtR) and conicity index (CI) are central adiposity indicators (10).
The convergence of the DW10B nozzle hole towards the exit shows hole conicity which is employed to alleviate the vena-contracta caused by cavitation at the hole inlet and thus increase the hydraulic efficiency (discharge coefficient) relative to the size of the exit hole.
Abdominal adiposity was estimated by the conicity index (CI), using the following equation: [(WC(m)/[square root of BW(kg):height(m)] (24).