Differential obesity indices identify the metabolic syndrome in Black men and women in Cape Town: the CRIBSA study.

@article{Peer2016DifferentialOI,
  title={Differential obesity indices identify the metabolic syndrome in Black men and women in Cape Town: the CRIBSA study.},
  author={Nasheeta Peer and Krisela Steyn and Naomi Sharlene Levitt},
  journal={Journal of public health},
  year={2016},
  volume={38 1},
  pages={175-82}
}
AIMS To determine the obesity indices, specifically waist circumference (WC), that identified ≥2 other metabolic syndrome (MS) components (2009 criteria) in 25- to 74-year-old Africans in Cape Town. METHODS Data were collected from a cross-sectional sample by administered questionnaires, clinical measurements and biochemical analyses. The obesity cut points were estimated by the Youden Index. Logistic regression analyses determined whether obesity cut points identifying ≥2 MS components… CONTINUE READING
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