Anthropometric Changes in the Brazilian Cohort of Older Adults: SABE Survey (Health, Well-Being, and Aging)

@inproceedings{Almeida2013AnthropometricCI,
  title={Anthropometric Changes in the Brazilian Cohort of Older Adults: SABE Survey (Health, Well-Being, and Aging)},
  author={Manuela Ferreira de Almeida and Maria de F{\'a}tima Nunes Marucci and Lu{\'i}s Alberto Gobbo and Luciana Silva Ferreira and Daiana Aparecida Quintiliano Scarpelli Dourado and Yeda Aparecida de Oliveira Duarte and Maria L{\'u}cia Lebr{\~a}o},
  booktitle={Journal of obesity},
  year={2013}
}
The aim of the present study was to analyze the anthropometric changes in a home-based cohort of Brazilian older adults who participated in the SABE Survey, conducted in 2000 and 2006. A total of 1030 men and women were examined by age group: 60-69, 70-79, and ≥80 years. This representative sample consists of the survivors of the 2000 cohort. The following anthropometric variables were assessed: body mass, arm muscle, waist and calf circumferences, triceps skinfold thickness, body mass index… CONTINUE READING