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

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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).

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Authors
  • 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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Subject classification (UKÄ) – MANDATORY

  • Cardiac and Cardiovascular Systems
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)891-899
JournalNutrition Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases
Volume24
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 2014
Publication categoryResearch
Peer-reviewedYes