waist-hip ratio

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waist-hip ratio

ratio of the abdominal circumference at the navel to maximum hip and buttocks circumference.
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The presents study had been conducted so as to determine the relationship of different sociodemographic factors (age, sex, education and marital status), behavioral pattern and health seeking appraisal and anthropometric measures like Body Mass Index (BMI) and Waist Hip Ratio (WHR) with diabetes in periurban community of Lahore.
7] Hence the present study is aimed to assess level of anxiety in medical students and to correlate anxiety levels with BMI and waist hip ratio (WHR).
The common anthropometric measurements in adults are height, weight, waist circumference, hip circumference and thus the BMI and waist hip ratio.
It's important for people to understand their body composition analysis as it gives an in-depth view of their current state of health that includes muscle mass, body fat mass, total body water, protein, fat free mass, mineral, percentage body fat, waist hip ratio, basal metabolic rate, muscle and fat control," he said.
Central obesity often characterized by bulging of the waist due to fat accumulation in the abdominal area is defined by waist circumference (WC) cutoff over 80 cm and waist hip ratio (WHR) over 0.
Prescreening tools for diabetes and obesity-associated dyslipidemia: comparing BMI, waist and waist hip ratio.
Blood pressure (BP), body mass index (BMI), waist hip ratio (WHR), smoking habits and history of personal coronary artery disease (CAD) were documented.
The 3 subgroups were blood pressure which consisted of systolic and diastolic blood pressure, an insulin dimension which loaded mainly with steady state of plasma glucose and adiposity/glucose dimension which loaded in the same cluster with TG, waist hip ratio or fasting plasma glucose [10].
A considerable difference has been not found between fat-free body mass and waist hip ratio of male students in these there age groups.
In multiple logistic regression analysis, increasing age, body mass index, waist hip ratio and impaired glucose tolerance/diabetes were independent risk factors for both hypertension and pre-hypertension.
Objective: To determine correlation of serum total testosterone with body mass index (BMI) and waist hip ratio (WHR) in healthy adult males.