Waist circumference predicts clustering of cardiovascular risk factors in older South Africans.

@article{Charlton2001WaistCP,
  title={Waist circumference predicts clustering of cardiovascular risk factors in older South Africans.},
  author={Karen E Charlton and Irene Schloss and Marjolein Visser and Estelle V. Lambert and Tilman Kolbe and Naomi Sharlene Levitt and Norman Temple},
  journal={Cardiovascular journal of South Africa : official journal for Southern Africa Cardiac Society [and] South African Society of Cardiac Practitioners},
  year={2001},
  volume={12 3},
  pages={142-50}
}
OBJECTIVE AND DESIGN A cross-sectional analytical study to determine the cardiovascular risk factor profile of older residents of fishing villages on the West Coast of South Africa, and to determine which anthropometric measures are associated with risk factors. SUBJECTS A convenient community-based sample of 152 subjects of mixed ancestry aged 55 years… CONTINUE READING