Differences in anthropometric measures in immigrants and Swedish-born individuals: Results from two community-based cohort studies.

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To study differences in body mass index (BMI), waist-hip ratio (WHR), waist circumference (WC), sagittal abdominal diameter (SAD), waist-hip-height ratio (WHHR) and percent body fat in immigrants and Swedish-born men and women in two large population-based samples.

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  • Public Health, Global Health, Social Medicine and Epidemiology
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)151-156
JournalPreventive Medicine
Volume69
Publication statusPublished - 2014
Publication categoryResearch
Peer-reviewedYes