Distribution of waist-to-hip ratio, other indices of body fat distribution and obesity and associations with HDL cholesterol in children and young adults aged 4–19 years: The Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey

@article{Gillum1999DistributionOW,
  title={Distribution of waist-to-hip ratio, other indices of body fat distribution and obesity and associations with HDL cholesterol in children and young adults aged 4–19 years: The Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey},
  author={R E Gillum},
  journal={International Journal of Obesity},
  year={1999},
  volume={23},
  pages={556-563}
}
BACKGROUND: Little data has been published on the association of indices of body fat distribution and HDL cholesterol (HDL), a risk factor for cardiovascular morbidity, in representative samples of total populations of children and adolescents including blacks and Hispanics.OBJECTIVE: To describe the distribution of waist-to-hip ratio (WHR) in US children and adolescents and to assess the association with HDL.DESIGN: Cross-sectional survey of a large national sample, the Third National Health… CONTINUE READING
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