Body shape, body size and cigarette smoking relationships

@article{Caks2008BodySB,
  title={Body shape, body size and cigarette smoking relationships},
  author={Tomaz Caks and Mitja Kos},
  journal={International Journal of Public Health},
  year={2008},
  volume={54},
  pages={35-39}
}
The aim of the present study was to explore whether smoking is positively related with the abdominal obesity. Cross-sectional data was analyzed from a random sample of 1,342 subjects, stratified by their age and gender. Cigarette smoking habits were assessed and anthropometric measures obtained during the health examination. Statistically significant differences in waist circumference and waist-hip ratio were found among males in some of the age groups, body mass index however, was lower in… CONTINUE READING

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