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Waist Circumference

Known as: Circumference, Waist, Circumferences, Waist, circumference waist 
A circumferential measurement of the waist, which may be classified as the area immediately below the lowest rib, at the narrowest part of the torso… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
A cluster of risk factors for cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes mellitus, which occur together more often than by chance… Expand
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Review
2007
Review
2007
Body mass index, waist circumference, and waist/hip ratio have been shown to be associated with type 2 diabetes. From the… Expand
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Review
2006
Review
2006
Aims  To establish a unified working diagnostic tool for the metabolic syndrome (MetS) that is convenient to use in clinical… Expand
Review
2004
Review
2004
BACKGROUND The addition of waist circumference (WC) to body mass index (BMI; in kg/m(2)) predicts a greater variance in health… Expand
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Review
2004
Review
2004
OBJECTIVE To describe and provide estimates of the distribution of waist circumference (WC) according to percentiles in African… Expand
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Review
2002
Review
2002
  • Bei-fan Zhou
  • Biomedical and environmental sciences : BES
  • 2002
  • Corpus ID: 25310757
OBJECTIVE For prevention of obesity in Chinese population, it is necessary to define the optimal range of healthy weight and the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND: Visceral adipose tissue is associated with increased risk for cardiovascular disease risk factors and morbidity from… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Abstract Objective: To test the hypothesis that a single measurement, waist circumference, might be used to identify people at… Expand
Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Abstract Objective: To determine the frequency of cardiovascular risk factors in people categorised by previously defined “action… Expand
Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
The amount of abdominal visceral adipose tissue measured by computed tomography is a critical correlate of the potentially… Expand