Waist: height ratio: a superior index in estimating cardiovascular risks in Turkish adults


Meseri R. , Ucku R., Unal B.

PUBLIC HEALTH NUTRITION, cilt.17, ss.2246-2252, 2014 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 17 Konu: 10
  • Basım Tarihi: 2014
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1017/s136898001300267x
  • Dergi Adı: PUBLIC HEALTH NUTRITION
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.2246-2252

Özet

Objective: To determine the best anthropometric measurement among waist: height ratio (WHtR), BMI, waist: hip ratio (WHR) and waist circumference (WC) associated with high CHD risk in adults and to define the optimal cut-off point for WHtR.