Waist-Hip Ratio

Known as: Ratio, Waist-Hip, Ratios, Waist-to-Hip, Waist-Hip Ratios 
The waist circumference measurement divided by the hip circumference measurement. For both men and women, a waist-to-hip ratio (WHR) of 1.0 or higher… (More)

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1964-2018
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2013
Highly Cited
2013
Levels of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol, high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol, triglycerides and total… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Waist-hip ratio (WHR) is a measure of body fat distribution and a predictor of metabolic consequences independent of overall… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND Psoriasis is a common, chronic, inflammatory skin disorder. Higher adiposity may increase the risk of psoriasis, but… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND Adiposity is an established risk factor for cardiovascular disease, but the relationship of adiposity with the risk of… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND Guidelines for optimal weight in older persons are limited by uncertainty about the ideal body mass index (BMI) or the… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
The aim of this study was to present age references for waist circumference (WC), hip circumference (HC), and waist/hip ratio… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND Individuals with early or intermediate stages of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) make up a large and growing… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
The World Health Organization (WHO) and the National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP) recently proposed definitions for the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
CONTEXT Obesity is a well-established risk factor for coronary heart disease (CHD), but whether regional fat distribution… (More)
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1998
1998
OBJECTIVES This study examines genetic and behavioral determinants of waist-hip ratio (WHR) and waist circumference among women… (More)
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