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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… Expand
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Review
2018
Review
2018
ABSTRACT Objective Doppler ultrasonographic assessment of the cerebroplacental ratio (CPR) and middle cerebral artery (MCA) is… Expand
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Review
2017
Review
2017
INTRODUCTION In the last years, a spectacular development of immunotherapeutic agents aimed at the PD-1/PD-L1 axis has taken… Expand
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
Levels of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol, high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol, triglycerides and total… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
BACKGROUND The contribution of various risk factors to the burden of stroke worldwide is unknown, particularly in countries of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND Obesity is a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease, but the most predictive measure for different ethnic… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND The higher risk of type 2 diabetes in persons with a high waist-to-hip ratio (WHR) or waist-to-thigh ratio (WTR) has… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
  • Devendra Singh
  • Journal of personality and social psychology
  • 1993
  • Corpus ID: 3730253
Evidence is presented showing that body fat distribution as measured by waist-to-hip ratio (WHR) is correlated with youthfulness… Expand
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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… Expand
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