Associação entre diferentes proposições de pontos de corte para sobrepeso/obesidade e pressão arterial elevada em idosas - DOI: 10.4025/reveducfis.v20i3.6212

@inproceedings{Silva2009AssociaoED,
  title={Associaç{\~a}o entre diferentes proposiç{\~o}es de pontos de corte para sobrepeso/obesidade e press{\~a}o arterial elevada em idosas - DOI: 10.4025/reveducfis.v20i3.6212},
  author={Diego Augusto Santos Silva and Edio Luiz Petr{\'o}ski},
  year={2009}
}
The objective of this study was to determine the association between different Body Mass Index (BMI) cut-off values and high Blood Pressure (BP) in the elderly. BP, body weight and height were measured in 108 elderly women. The BMI cut-off values of the WHO (1998), - NSI (1992) and Troiano et al. (1996) were used. High BP was observed in 53% of the sample and the prevalence of overweight ranged from 38 to 60.2% according to the different reference values. Elderly women classified as overweight… CONTINUE READING

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