Re: BMI and mortality in the aged
Sat, 28 Aug 1999 08:03 +0000

>BMI (Body Mass Index) is just your mass in kg divided by the square
>of your height in meters--no need to measure surface area (which will
>be more or less proportional to the square of your height anyway,
>unless you are a fractal bush robot. "You know, when I got married my
>Hausdorff dimension was over 3.8, but lately I've let myself go. I'm
>barely at 3.3 these days.")
>--Lee (1.9m, 102kg, BMI 28.3, dimension approx. 3.0)

So, you want the smallest number possible? And what constitutes a "good" BMI?

--John (1.86m, 85kg, BMI 24.6, how do I get a Hausdorff dimension?)