Prediction of cardiovascular disease by abdominal obesity measures is dependent on body weight and sex - Results from two community based cohort studies.

A C Carlsson, U Riserus, J Arnlöv, Yan Borné, K Leander, B Gigante, M-L Hellénius, M Bottai, U de Faire

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Abstract

To study waist-hip ratio (WHR), waist circumference (WC), sagittal abdominal diameter (SAD), and waist-hip-height ratio (WHHR) as predictors of CVD, in men and women stratified by BMI (cut-off ≥25).
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)891-899
JournalNutrition Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases
Volume24
Issue number8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014

Subject classification (UKÄ)

  • Cardiac and Cardiovascular Systems

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