Weight guidelines too lenient
Some specifics to consider for this article are the interpretation of what it means to be a woman of 'average weight' or a woman weighing '15 per cent below average'. The expressing of probabilities cannot be exact due to missing information but given the conditions set it is possible to make statements like
[where Pr (A|B) is the probability of event A occurring given the occurrence of event B].
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