Body fat distribution in relation to serum lipids and blood pressure in 38-year-old European men: the European fat distribution study.

@article{Seidell1991BodyFD,
  title={Body fat distribution in relation to serum lipids and blood pressure in 38-year-old European men: the European fat distribution study.},
  author={Jacob C. Seidell and Massimo Cigolini and J. P. Deslypere and Jadwiga Charzewska and B M Ellsinger and Ana Maria Bar{\~a}o Cruz},
  journal={Atherosclerosis},
  year={1991},
  volume={86 2-3},
  pages={
          251-60
        }
}
A study on 512 38-year-old European men selected from 6 different towns was conducted. There were significant differences between the centers in averages of anthropometric variables (except for thigh circumference), serum lipids (except for LDL-cholesterol), and blood pressure. In the pooled material, body mass index (BMI) as well as waist circumference, waist/hip ratio and waist/thigh ratio and subscapular skinfold were positively correlated to serum triglycerides, total cholesterol, LDL… CONTINUE READING
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