BMI is a widely used health standard, but is it a good one?
- May 20, 2021
- Sabrina Strings, sociology, KPCC, May 20, 2021 (Audio)
Body Mass Index is widely used as a health metric, both by medical professionals and insurance companies to calculate risk or a patient’s eligibility for certain procedures, but it’s long been a controversial standard. … Sabrina Strings, associate professor of sociology at the University of California, Irvine [speaks on the topic].
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