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Talk:Body mass index

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Um, why? - User \scriptstyle4\sum_{n=0}^{\infty}(-1)^{n}(2n+1)^{-1}

Mission? Fun? Delete?--Bobbing up 06:22, 22 December 2008 (EST)
Hmm, drive-by mission tag. Actually I think the growing consensus is that the BMI is an inaccurate measure and was probably a poorly thought out idea in the first place. I would be considered obese on the BMI but if you met me you would say I was overweight at all. With work it could be a good article turn it over to PalMD to look at. - User \scriptstyle4\sum_{n=0}^{\infty}(-1)^{n}(2n+1)^{-1} 06:10, 22 December 2008 (EST)
It's a medical, therefore scientific issue. It's also related to obesity, which has some controversy around it. Essentially, it's background infomation to something that is indeed on mission and I think it's essential that we have such things; not to compete with Wikipedia but for the sake of completeness so that RW doesn't have to rely on Wikipedia. ArmondikoVtheist 06:37, 22 December 2008 (EST)
Perhaps put it in fun till we actually write it?--Bobbing up 06:48, 22 December 2008 (EST)
Or we could start by writing it. - User \scriptstyle4\sum_{n=0}^{\infty}(-1)^{n}(2n+1)^{-1} 06:55, 22 December 2008 (EST)

Merge relevant content into obesity & then delete this? WẽãšẽĩõĩďWeaselly.jpgMethinks it is a Weasel 20:26, 22 January 2009 (EST)

Merged and redirected. ħumanUser talk:Human 21:14, 22 January 2009 (EST)