[Relation between anthropometric indicators and risk factors for cardiovascular disease].

@article{Oliveira2010RelationBA,
  title={[Relation between anthropometric indicators and risk factors for cardiovascular disease].},
  author={Mirele Arruda Michelotto de Oliveira and Regina L{\'u}cia Martins Fagundes and Emilia Addison Machado Moreira and Erasmo Ben{\'i}cio de Moraes Santos Trindade and T. Marini de Carvalho},
  journal={Arquivos brasileiros de cardiologia},
  year={2010},
  volume={94 4},
  pages={478-85}
}
BACKGROUND Studies have been carried out to identify the best anthropometric predictor of chronic diseases in different populations. OBJECTIVE To verify the relation between anthropometric measures and risk factors (lipid profile and blood pressure) for cardiovascular diseases. METHODS Transversal study carried out with 180 males and 120 females, with mean age 39.6+/-10.6 years old. Body mass index (BMI), waist circumference (WC), body fat percentage (%BF), waist-to-hip ratio (WHR), lipid… CONTINUE READING
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