Prediction of Type 2 Diabetes Using Alternate Anthropometric Measures in a Multi-Ethnic Cohort

@article{MacKay2009PredictionOT,
  title={Prediction of Type 2 Diabetes Using Alternate Anthropometric Measures in a Multi-Ethnic Cohort},
  author={Meredith F. MacKay and Steven M. Haffner and Lynne E. Wagenknecht and Ralph B. D'Agostino and Anthony J. G. Hanley},
  journal={Diabetes Care},
  year={2009},
  volume={32},
  pages={956 - 958}
}
OBJECTIVE To compare different anthropometric measures in terms of their ability to predict type 2 diabetes and to determine whether predictive ability was modified by ethnicity. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS Anthropometry was measured at baseline for 1,073 non-Hispanic white (nHW), African American (AA), and Hispanic (HA) subjects, of whom 146 developed type 2 diabetes after 5.2 years. Logistic regression models were used with areas under the receiver operator characteristic curve (AROCs… CONTINUE READING
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