Ability of different adiposity indicators to identify children with elevated blood pressure.

Published on Nov 1, 2011in Journal of Hypertension4.209
· DOI :10.1097/HJH.0b013e32834be614
Katerina Maximova15
Estimated H-index: 15
Arnaud Chiolero35
Estimated H-index: 35
+ 3 AuthorsGilles Paradis53
Estimated H-index: 53
ObjectiveBody composition measured by dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) is believed to be superior to crude measures such as BMI or waist circumference (WC) to assess health risks associated with adiposity in adults. We compared the ability of BMI, WC, waist-to-height ratio (WHtR), percentage b
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