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Hispanic Community Health Study / Study of Latinos

Name Label Folder
bmi
Body Mass Index (BMI)
Body Mass Index (BMI) Anthropometry
bmigrp_c4
4-level grouped Body Mass Index - WHO
4-level grouped Body Mass Index - WHO

This variable is created using the calculated body mass index to define categories based on current WHO (World Health Organization) classifications

Anthropometry
bmigrp_c4_sol_sueno
4-level grouped Body Mass Index - WHO at the Sueno visit using SOL height
4-level grouped Body Mass Index - WHO at the Sueno visit using SOL height

This variable is created using the calculated body mass index to define categories based on current WHO (World Health Organization) classifications

Anthropometry
bmigrp_c6
6-level grouped Body Mass Index - WHO
6-level grouped Body Mass Index - WHO

This variable is created using the calculated body mass index to define categories based on current WHO (World Health Organization) classifications

Anthropometry
bmigrp_c6_sol_sueno
6-level grouped Body Mass Index - WHO at Sueno visit using SOL height
6-level grouped Body Mass Index - WHO at Sueno visit using SOL height

This variable is created using the calculated body mass index to define categories based on current WHO (World Health Organization) classifications

Anthropometry
bmi_sol_sueno
Body Mass Index at the Sueño clinic visit, using the SOL height
Body Mass Index at the Sueño clinic visit, using the SOL height Anthropometry
height
Height (corrected)
Height (corrected)

During two time periods the standing height as measured at the Bronx site was incorrect due to a mis-mounted stadiometer used in measuring all participants. The derived variable was implemented based on a recommendation from the Quality Control subcommittee.

Anthropometry
waist_hip
Waist to Hip Ratio
Waist to Hip Ratio Anthropometry