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… (More)
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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… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
We carried out a genome-wide association study (318,237 SNPs) for insulin resistance and related phenotypes in 2,684 Indian… (More)
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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… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Objective: To develop waist circumference percentile curves for British children and to compare these curves with those from… (More)
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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… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND A central fat pattern has adverse health implications in both children and adults. Because adiposity tracks from… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
OBJECTIVE To test the hypothesis that a single measurement, waist circumference, might be used to identify people at health risk… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
OBJECTIVE To determine the frequency of cardiovascular risk factors in people categorised by previously defined "action levels… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
The amount of abdominal visceral adipose tissue measured by computed tomography is a critical correlate of the potentially… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
Recent epidemiologic evidence indicates an association between fat distribution and many diseases. To assess the validity of… (More)
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