Relationship between Waist:Hip Ratio
(WHR) distributions among Study Groups WHR Group I Group II No % No % <0.
Body mass index, waist circumference and waist:hip ratio
as predictors of cardiovascular risk--a review of the literature.
Waist circumference, waist:hip ratio
, and risk of breast cancer in the Nurses' Health Study.
A cohort study design is a useful way to track changes in BMI, waist circumference (WC) and waist:hip ratio
All risk factors identified in this study were significantly associated with ischemic stroke, whereas hypertension, smoking, waist:hip ratio
, diet, and alcohol intake also were significantly associated with intracerebral hemorrhagic stroke, Dr.
Their average waist:hip ratio
(a measure of adiposity) was 0.
Results: After adjustment for age, sex, social status, physical activity, systolic blood pressure, BMI, waist:hip ratio
, food groups and total energy intake, dark chocolate consumption was inversely associated with CRP.
Important measurements of abdominal obesity include the waist:hip ratio
and waist circumference, and some studies have indicated that these two measurements may be more important in predicting the risk of diabetic development than the BMI (10).
These temporal trends are at odds with claims that centerfolds' body shapes are still more 'hourglasses' than 'stick insects,' and that the maximally sexually attractive female waist:hip ratio
is stable," the researchers concluded.
These temporal changes are at odds with claims that centrefolds' body shapes are still more hourglass than stick insects and that the maximally sexually attractive female waist:hip ratio
is stable,'' said authors Martin Voracek and Maryanne Fisher.
There were no differences among the groups in body mass index, blood pressure, or waist:hip ratio
at the end of 12 weeks.
Younger patients had worse glycemic control, but BMI, waist:hip ratio
, frequency of exercise, frequency of checking glucose, and duration of diabetes were not significantly related to Hb[A.