Height, Weight Charts & BMI – Body Mass Index
Height and Weight and ALL medical history is no longer relevant for Health Insurance under Obamacare, it’s all guaranteed issue, with no pre-existing conditions §2701. Other types of Insurance, like Life, Disability and Long Term care may still ask for medical history and pre-existing conditions.
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Dr. Walter Willet on Harvard.Edu on controlling your weight
Links & Resources
Canadian Study on Weight Guidelines 2002 24 page pdf
Link between weight & household debt 44 page treatise We find a strong positive correlation between debt and weight for women but this seems driven largely by unobservables. In contrast, men with trouble paying their bills are thinner and this is robust to various specification checks.
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