Indices of body fat distribution in Spanish children aged 4.0 to 14.9 years.

@article{Moreno1997IndicesOB,
  title={Indices of body fat distribution in Spanish children aged 4.0 to 14.9 years.},
  author={Luis Aznar Moreno and J L Hernandez Fleta and L. Mur and Cristina Feja and Antonio Sarr{\'i}a and Manuel Bueno},
  journal={Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition},
  year={1997},
  volume={25 2},
  pages={175-81}
}
BACKGROUND Reference values for the main indices of body fat distribution in children are not available. METHODS The study population comprised 1638 Caucasian children and adolescents: 848 boys and 790 girls, with ages ranging from 4.0 to 14.9 years, and living in the central part of Spain (Provincia de Zaragoza). The waist-to-hip circumference ratio and the triceps-to-subscapular skinfold thickness ratio were measured. RESULTS In boys, mean waist-to-hip circumference ratio ranges from 0… CONTINUE READING

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