Is waist circumference a useful measure in predicting health outcomes in the elderly?
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AbstractOBJECTIVE: To examine the effect of age on the relationship between body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference (WC), and the usefulness of BMI, WC and waist-hip ratio (WHR) in predicting mortality and cardiovascular risk in the elderly population.
All Author(s) ListWoo J, Ho SC, Yu ALM, Sham A
Journal nameInternational Journal of Obesity
Year2002
Month10
Day1
Volume Number26
Issue Number10
PublisherNATURE PUBLISHING GROUP
Pages1349 - 1355
ISSN0307-0565
eISSN1476-5497
LanguagesEnglish-United Kingdom
Keywordsbody mass index; cardiovascular risk; elderly; mortality; waist circumference; waist-hip ratio
Web of Science Subject CategoriesEndocrinology & Metabolism; ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM; Nutrition & Dietetics; NUTRITION & DIETETICS

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