Obesity and its relation to cardiovascular disease risk factors in Canadian adults. Canadian Heart Health Surveys Research Group.

@article{Reeder1992ObesityAI,
  title={Obesity and its relation to cardiovascular disease risk factors in Canadian adults. Canadian Heart Health Surveys Research Group.},
  author={Bruce A. Reeder and Aubie Angel and Marielle Ledoux and Simon W. Rabkin and Terence K. Young and Lucas E Sweet},
  journal={CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal = journal de l'Association medicale canadienne},
  year={1992},
  volume={146 11},
  pages={2009-19}
}
OBJECTIVE To describe the distribution of weight and abdominal obesity among Canadian adults and to determine the association of obesity with other risk factors for cardiovascular disease. DESIGN Population-based cross-sectional surveys. Survey nurses administered a standard questionnaire and recorded two blood pressure measurements during a home visit. At a subsequent visit to a survey clinic two further blood pressure readings were made, anthropometric measurements recorded and a blood… CONTINUE READING