[EpiData-list] Re: EpiData-list Digest, Vol 84, Issue 7

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Wed Oct 13 17:52:49 CDT 2010


  Dear Ali:

Not quite knowing, but assuming that the BMI in the pounds-feet-inches 
cultures is expressed in SI units, you may try the attached using 
American feet, inches, pounds to get a BMI in kg/m^2.

Hans

On 20:59, epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca wrote:
> I am having trouble calculating BMI in Epidata. Height is measured in feet
> (separate) and inches (separate). I tried to create a new variable (BMI),
> which it did, but it is labelled as "Float," and unusable. Please help!
>
> Ali
>
> Ali B. Mansaray, MPH, PhD.c

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