Changes in measurements of body fat distribution accompanying weight change.

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The waist-to-hip circumference ratio (WHR), as an indicator of body fat distribution is related to several clinical diseases. Whether one can reduce this ratio with weight loss is still unconfirmed and may differ between sexes. The degree to which WHR changes with weight gain is also unclear. Changes in waist and hip circumferences and WHR accompanying… (More)

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@article{Caan1994ChangesIM, title={Changes in measurements of body fat distribution accompanying weight change.}, author={Bette Jane Caan and Margaret Armstrong and Joseph Selby and Michael E. Sadler and Aaron R. Folsom and D. R. Jacobs and Meghan Slattery and Joan E. Hilner and Jo Ellen Roseman}, journal={International journal of obesity and related metabolic disorders : journal of the International Association for the Study of Obesity}, year={1994}, volume={18 6}, pages={397-404} }