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Body Measures

Variable Name in
1999-2000
Variable Name in
2001-2002
Variable Name in
2003-2004
Variable Name in
2005-2006
Variable Label
BMALLKNE       Amputations: LL Above or Below Knee?
BMALLEXT       Amputations: Lower Left Extremity?
BMALOREX       Amputations: Lower Right Extremity?
BMALORKN       Amputations: LR Above or Below Knee?
BMAUPLEL       Amputations: UL Above or Below Elbow?
BMAULEXT       Amputations: Upper Left Extremity?
BMAUREXT       Amputations: Upper Right Extremity?
BMAUPREL       Amputations: UR Above or Below Elbow?
BMAAMP       Amputations (any)?
BMXARMC BMXARMC BMXARMC BMXARMC Arm Circumference (cm)
BMIARMC BMIARMC BMIARMC BMIARMC Arm Circumference Comment
BMXBMI BMXBMI BMXBMI BMXBMI Body Mass Index (kg/m**2)
    BMDSTATS BMDSTATS Body Measures Component Status Code
BMAEXCMT       Comment code for an exam
BMXHEAD BMXHEAD BMXHEAD BMXHEAD Head Circumference (cm)
BMIHEAD BMIHEAD BMIHEAD BMIHEAD Head Circumference Comment
    BMDRECUF   Height-Length difference flagged
BMAEXLEN       Length of a MEC exam (sec)
BMXCALF BMXCALF BMXCALF BMXCALF Maximal Calf Circumference (cm)
BMICALF BMICALF BMICALF BMICALF Maximal Calf Comment
BMXRECUM BMXRECUM BMXRECUM BMXRECUM Recumbent Length (cm)
BMIRECUM BMIRECUM BMIRECUM BMIRECUM Recumbent Length Comment
BMXHT BMXHT BMXHT BMXHT Standing Height (cm)
BMIHT BMIHT BMIHT BMIHT Standing Height Comment
BMAEXSTS       Status of a MEC exam
BMXSUB BMXSUB BMXSUB BMXSUB Subscapular Skinfold (mm)
BMISUB BMISUB BMISUB BMISUB Subscapular Skinfold Comment
BMXTHICR BMXTHICR BMXTHICR BMXTHICR Thigh Circumference (cm)
BMITHICR BMITHICR BMITHICR BMITHICR Thigh Circumference Comment
BMXTRI BMXTRI BMXTRI BMXTRI Triceps Skinfold (mm)
BMITRI BMITRI BMITRI BMITRI Triceps Skinfold Comment
    BMDARMLF   Unusual value noted during data review
    BMDCALFF   Unusual value noted during data review
    BMDLEGF   Unusual value noted during data review
    BMDSUBF   Unusual value noted during data review
    BMDTHICF   Unusual value noted during data review
BMXARML BMXARML BMXARML BMXARML Upper Arm Length (cm)
BMIARML BMIARML BMIARML BMIARML Upper Arm Length Comment
BMXLEG BMXLEG BMXLEG BMXLEG Upper Leg Length (cm)
BMILEG BMILEG BMILEG BMILEG Upper Leg Length Comment
BMXWAIST BMXWAIST BMXWAIST BMXWAIST Waist Circumference (cm)
BMIWAIST BMIWAIST BMIWAIST BMIWAIST Waist Circumference Comment
BMXWT BMXWT BMXWT BMXWT Weight (kg)
BMIWT BMIWT BMIWT BMIWT Weight Comment

 

 
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