Waist-to-height ratio, an optimal predictor for obesity and metabolic syndrome in Chinese adults

@article{Shao2010WaisttoheightRA,
  title={Waist-to-height ratio, an optimal predictor for obesity and metabolic syndrome in Chinese adults},
  author={Ju Shao and L. Yu and X. Shen and D. Li and K. Wang},
  journal={The journal of nutrition, health \& aging},
  year={2010},
  volume={14},
  pages={782-785}
}
  • J. Shao, L. Yu, K. Wang
  • Published 29 May 2010
  • Medicine
  • The journal of nutrition, health & aging
ObjectiveAnthropometric indices to obesity were evaluated as predictors of metabolic syndrome risk factors. Our purpose was to explore an optimal or more reliable anthropometric indicator and optimal cut-off points for obesity on metabolic syndrome in Chinese adults.Participants and methodsThe survey was conducted involving 2947 participants, aged 20 or above with cross-sectional study of population. The predictive validity and optimal cut-off values were analyzed by receiver operating… 
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