Metabolic cardiovascular risk factors worsen continuously across the spectrum of body mass index in Asian Indians.

@article{Gupta2012MetabolicCR,
  title={Metabolic cardiovascular risk factors worsen continuously across the spectrum of body mass index in Asian Indians.},
  author={Rajeev Gupta and Aachu Agrawal and Anoop Misra and S Shameer Guptha and Naval Kishore Vikram},
  journal={Indian heart journal},
  year={2012},
  volume={64 3},
  pages={236-44}
}
OBJECTIVES To determine relationship of body mass index (BMI) with multiple cardiovascular risk factors. METHODS Population-based surveys were performed and 1893 subjects aged 20-59 years evaluated. Data were collected using anthropometry and fasting glucose and lipid estimation. Statistical analyses were performed using curve fit and logistic regression. RESULTS Body mass index was correlated significantly (Rho, R(2)) with weight (0.80, 0.64), waist (0.74, 0.55) and waist hip ratio (0.24… CONTINUE READING