Body mass index, waist circumference, and cardiometabolic risk factors in young and middle-aged Chinese women

@article{Ying2010BodyMI,
  title={Body mass index, waist circumference, and cardiometabolic risk factors in young and middle-aged Chinese women},
  author={Xin Ying and Zhen-ya Song and Chang-jun Zhao and Yan Jiang},
  journal={Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE B},
  year={2010},
  volume={11},
  pages={639-646}
}
To assess the associations between body mass index (BMI), waist circumference (WC), and cardiometabolic risk factors in young and middle-aged Chinese women. A total of 3011 women (1938 young women, 1073 middle-aged women), who visited our health care center for a related health checkup, were eligible for study. BMI and WC were measured. The subjects were divided into normal and overweight/obesity groups based on BMI, and normal and abdominal obesity groups based on WC. Cardiometabolic variables… CONTINUE READING
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