Waist related anthropometric measures - simple and useful predictors of coronary artery disease in women.

@article{Kaur2014WaistRA,
  title={Waist related anthropometric measures - simple and useful predictors of coronary artery disease in women.},
  author={Sharanjit Kaur and Anand Sharma and Harinder Jot Singh},
  journal={International journal of physiology, pathophysiology and pharmacology},
  year={2014},
  volume={6 4},
  pages={
          216-20
        }
}
AIM To compare the waist related anthropometric measures like waist circumference, waist-to-height ratio (WHtR), waist - hip ratio (WHR) and body mass index (BMI) as predictors of coronary artery disease (CAD) in women. METHODS The study included 88 women aged 40-80 years. Waist circumference, hip circumference, height, weight, age, and other covariates were collected by questionnaire. The primary endpoint was incident coronary heart disease that was reported by physician. The data was… CONTINUE READING

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