The measurement of anthropometric parameters was performed by a final-year medical student who had previously undergone a practical training session for this purpose. Weight and height were measured using a validated electronic weight scale and a wall height gauge, respectively, while the participant was standing, barefoot, and lightly dressed. Body mass index (BMI) was calculated as the ratio of weight (kg) to height squared (m2). The waist circumference (WC) and hip circumference (HC) were obtained in cm using a tape measure.

The body surface area (BSA) was calculated using the DuBois formula [27], as follows:

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