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Waist-to-height ratio is a better discriminator of cardiovascular disease than other anthropometric indicators in Kurdish adult

Body Composition Assessment
Author
Pasdar et al.
Used Parameters : WHR, WHtR

Publication Year : 2020

Country : Iran

Journal : Scientific reports

It has been suggested that abdominal obesity might be a better cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) discriminator than overall obesity. The most appropriate obesity measures for estimating CVD events in Kurdish populations have not been well-recognized. The objective of the present study was, therefore, to determine the cutoff points of BMI, waist circumference (WC), waist-to-hip ratio (WHR), and waist to height ratio (WHtR) as the diagnostic cut-offs to discriminate the prevalent cardiovascular diseases. The data collected from Ravansar Non …
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