The associations of different measurements of obesity with cardiovascular risk factors in Chinese.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Obesity increases the risks of cardiovascular diseases (CVD). This study examined the optimal cut-off values for overweight and obesity for CVD risks using different anthropometric indices in middle-aged Taiwanese. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 2359 subjects aged 40 and over were recruited in 2004 in Taiwan. Body mass index (BMI) was divided… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2362.2010.02421.x

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