Association of Waist-Height-Ratio, Waist Circumference, and Body Mass Index with Serum Testosterone Level in Apparently Healthy Men

  title={Association of Waist-Height-Ratio, Waist Circumference, and Body Mass Index with Serum Testosterone Level in Apparently Healthy Men},
  author={Agbecha Ayu},
  journal={Biochemistry and Molecular Biology},
  • Agbecha Ayu
  • Published 13 April 2019
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Previous studies have shown that waist circumference (WC) may be a better predictor of serum testosterone level than body mass index (BMI). The determination of the waist-to-height ratio (WHt ratio) is reported to have certain advantages over other adiposity measures. Our study thus aimed at examining the utility of WHt ratio in addition to WC and BMI in determining their association with testosterone level. The case-control study involved apparently healthy male participants aged between 40 to… 

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