Trends in waist circumference among U.S. adults.

@article{Ford2003TrendsIW,
  title={Trends in waist circumference among U.S. adults.},
  author={Earl S. Ford and Ali H. Mokdad and Wayne H. Giles},
  journal={Obesity research},
  year={2003},
  volume={11 10},
  pages={1223-31}
}
OBJECTIVE Waist circumference has been proposed as a measure of obesity or as an adjunct to other anthropometric measures to determine obesity. Our objective was to examine temporal trends in waist circumference among adults in the U.S. RESEARCH METHODS AND PROCEDURES We used data from 15,454 participants >/=20 years old in National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) III (1988 to 1994) and 4024 participants >/=20 years old from National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey… CONTINUE READING

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