Neck Circumference: Independent Predictor for Overweight and Obesity in Adult Population

@inproceedings{Verma2017NeckCI,
  title={Neck Circumference: Independent Predictor for Overweight and Obesity in Adult Population},
  author={Madhur Verma and M. Jawaid Rajput and Soumya Swaroop Sahoo and Navjot Kaur},
  booktitle={Indian journal of community medicine : official publication of Indian Association of Preventive & Social Medicine},
  year={2017}
}
Background Neck circumference (NC) measurement, an index of upper body fat (BF) distribution, seems promising as a community-based screening measure for overweight and obesity in want of evidence on its validity as a screener. Objective The objective of this study was to determine the validity of NC as a screener for overweight and obesity in adults in… CONTINUE READING