Cigarette Smoking Increases Abdominal and Visceral Obesity but Not Overall Fatness: An Observational Study

@inproceedings{Kim2012CigaretteSI,
  title={Cigarette Smoking Increases Abdominal and Visceral Obesity but Not Overall Fatness: An Observational Study},
  author={Jung Hwan Kim and Kyung Won Shim and Yeong Sook Yoon and Sang Yeoup Lee and Sung Soo Kim and Sang Woo Oh},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND Cigarette smoking and obesity are leading public health concerns. Both increase the risk for cardiovascular disease, cancer, and metabolic abnormalities. This study was conducted to assess the association between cigarette smoking and different types of obesity. METHODOLOGY/PRINCIPAL FINDINGS Two hundred eighty-three visitors to university hospitals located in four main provinces of South Korea were participated. All participants were classified as either current/past or never… CONTINUE READING
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