Measures of Adiposity and Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors, New York City Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2004

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Introduction Body mass index (BMI) and indicators of central adiposity have been associated with cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors, but ambiguity remains about which measure optimally predicts CVD risk and is best suited for different racial/ethnic groups. We sought to characterize excess adiposity among New York City adults and assess the potential… (More)

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@inproceedings{Gwynn2011MeasuresOA, title={Measures of Adiposity and Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors, New York City Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2004}, author={R. Charon Gwynn and Magdalena Berger and Elizabeth Needham Waddell and Lorna E. Thorpe and Renu Garg and Robyn T. Philburn}, year={2011} }