Diagnostic Tests for Adiposity and Metabolic Risk Factors in Adolescence

@inproceedings{Neovius2005DiagnosticTF,
  title={Diagnostic Tests for Adiposity and Metabolic Risk Factors in Adolescence},
  author={Martin Neovius},
  year={2005}
}
Background: Despite growing concern about the development of pediatric obesity, there is still controversy about its classification. International classification systems have been proposed and national systems are in use in many countries, often in parallel. Most proposed classification systems are distribution-based and not anchored to either fatness, metabolic risk or risk of adult obesity. Aims: To assess the diagnostic accuracy of BMI, WC and WHR for fatness, the characteristics of commonly… CONTINUE READING

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