[Prevalence of abdominal obesity and associated factors among individuals 25 to 59 years of age in Pernambuco State, Brazil].

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In order to estimate the prevalence of abdominal obesity and associated factors in Pernambuco State, Brazil, a cross-sectional population-based study was conducted in 2006, including 1,580 adults 25 to 59 years of age. Abdominal obesity was defined as waist circumference (WC) ≥ 80 cm in women and ≥ 94 cm in men. The conceptual model included demographic… (More)

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@article{Pinho2013PrevalenceOA, title={[Prevalence of abdominal obesity and associated factors among individuals 25 to 59 years of age in Pernambuco State, Brazil].}, author={Cl{\'a}udia Porto Sabino Pinho and Alcides da Silva Diniz and Ilma kruze Grande de Arruda and Malaquias Batista Filho and Poliana Cabral Coelho and Leopoldina Augusta de Souza Sequeira and Pedro Israel Cabral de Lira}, journal={Cadernos de saude publica}, year={2013}, volume={29 2}, pages={313-24} }