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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Koziel et al in their study on 40 - 50 years of volunteers found no association of WHR (Waist-Hip Ratio) with FVC and [FEV.sub.1] in females; however, in males FVC was negatively associated with WHR and positively with BMI and [FEV.sub.1] was positively associated with BMI and WHR.
Waist-hip ratio (WHR)--it is the ratio of WC and HC in cm and is the measure of central pattern of fat distribution.
Results: CAD subjects were more likely to be old age and have higher BMI waist-hip ratio hypertension fasting glucose TG carotid-femoral PWV (cfPWV) and baPWV and CAD subjects had a lower TC HDLC and LDL-C.
All subjects', height, weight, waist-hip ratio, body mass index, body fat percentage, body fat weight and lean body mass were measured by standardized tests and equipments before and after exercise program at the Gazi University Athlete Performance Laboratory.
The researchers found that BMI at baseline, BMI at 50 years of age, weight, fat mass, waist circumference, waist-hip ratio, and waist-height ratio were all strongly related to the risk of diabetes.
Abnormal 2-hour glucose values were significantly associated with an age of 30 years or older, a BMI of 27 or greater, a waist-hip ratio of 0.8 or greater, a fasting blood glucose value of 100 mg/ dL or greater, a homeostasis model assessment index at or above 3, a total cholesterol level greater than 200 rag/dL, and triglyceride levels of 150 mg/dL or above.
A recent meta-analysis showed that hostility is associated with metabolic risk factors for cardiovascular disease, including waist-hip ratio, glucose and insulin resistance, lipid ratios, and triglycerides--cumulatively known as metabolic syndrome (Health Psychol.
A recent meta-analysis showed that hostility is associated with the group of metabolic risk factors for cardiovascular disease, including waist-hip ratio, glucose and insulin resistance, lipid ratios, and triglycerides, that are cumulatively known as metabolic syndrome (Health Psychol.
He found that any of the central obesity measures--waist circumference, waist-hip ratio, and neck circumference--were more strongly correlated with diastolic dysfunction than peripheral obesity as measured by skinfold thickness or overall obesity as reflected in BMI.
Body mass index, waist circumference and waist-hip ratio: Which is the better discriminator of cardiovascular disease mortality risk?: Evidence from an individual-participant meta-analysis of 82 864 participants from nine cohort studies.
MUAC significantly correlates with weight, body mass index, waist circumference, hip circumference, waist-hip ratio and body fat.
The WHO guidelines were used to measure the waist circumference, hip circumference, and calculate Waist-hip ratio. Waist circumference was measured at the midpoint between the lower margin of the last palpable rib and the top of the iliac crest using a fibreglass tape measure which resists stretching and tearing.