Comparison of waist to height ratio and body indices for prediction of metabolic disturbances in the Korean population: the Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2008–2011

@inproceedings{Kang2015ComparisonOW,
  title={Comparison of waist to height ratio and body indices for prediction of metabolic disturbances in the Korean population: the Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2008–2011},
  author={Seok Hui Kang and Kyu Hyang Cho and Jong Won Park and Jun Young Do},
  booktitle={BMC endocrine disorders},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND The aim of the present study of the general population was to identify the best predictor of metabolic risk among the body index variables evaluated with dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) or anthropometric indices including the waist to height ratio (WHtR). PATIENTS AND METHODS Data from the Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2008-2011 were used for the analyses. As a result, 15,965 participants were included in this study. The body mass (BM) index was… CONTINUE READING
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