Waist circumference and body composition in relation to all-cause mortality in middle-aged men and women

@article{Bigaard2005WaistCA,
  title={Waist circumference and body composition in relation to all-cause mortality in middle-aged men and women},
  author={Janne Bigaard and Kirsten Frederiksen and Anne Tj\onneland and Birthe Lykke Riegels Thomsen and Kim Overvad and Berit Lilienthal Heitmann and Thorkild I A S\orensen},
  journal={International Journal of Obesity},
  year={2005},
  volume={29},
  pages={778-784}
}
OBJECTIVE:Waist circumference is directly related to all-cause mortality when adjusted for body mass index (BMI). Body fat and fat-free body mass, when mutually adjusted, show with increasing values an increasing and decreasing relation to all-cause mortality. We investigated the association of waist circumference and body composition (body fat and fat-free mass), mutually adjusted, to all-cause mortality.DESIGN:A Danish prospective cohort study with a median follow-up period of 5.8 y.SUBJECTS… CONTINUE READING
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