Anthropometric indices as predictors of the metabolic syndrome and its components in adolescents.

@article{Jung2010AnthropometricIA,
  title={Anthropometric indices as predictors of the metabolic syndrome and its components in adolescents.},
  author={Christian Jung and Nicole Fischer and Michael Fritzenwanger and Hans R. Figulla},
  journal={Pediatrics international : official journal of the Japan Pediatric Society},
  year={2010},
  volume={52 3},
  pages={402-9}
}
BACKGROUND Overweight and related health problems are becoming increasingly recognized, especially in children and adolescents. For early screening, different anthropometrical measurements of obesity have been proposed to identify individuals at risk. We compared body mass index (BMI), BMI standard deviation score, waist circumference, waist-to-hip ratio (WHR), and waist/height ratio with respect to their power to predict the metabolic syndrome, its components and low-grade inflammation… CONTINUE READING
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