upper body fat obesity

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upper body fat obesity

Obesity characterised by increased abdomen-to-thigh skin-fold ratio, waist-to-hip circumference ratio, suprailiac-to-thigh skin-fold ratio, waist circumference and thigh skin fold. Increased upper body fat increases womens’ risk for endometrial carcinoma

upper body fat obesity

Android obesity, male obesity, 'beer gut' obesity Obesity characterized by ↑ abdomen-to-thigh skin fold ratio, waist-to-hip circumference ratio, suprailiac-to-thigh skin fold ratio, waist circumference, thigh skin fold. See Obesity.
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Leptin and androgens in male obesity: evidence for leptin contribution to reduced androgen levels.
Male obesity is associated with increased incidence of low sperm concentration and low progressively motile sperm count.
They found male obesity has tripled from 3.2% in 1975 to 10.8%.
DISCUSSION: This study reports the predominance of male obesity than the female obesity though the overall prevalence of obesity was not statistically significant.
Grantham said that in the Western world, such as in the United States, Europe and Australia, the rates of obesity between men and women were much closer and in some Western nations, male obesity was greater than female obesity.
Impact of male obesity on infertility: a critical review of the current literature.
Female obesity is higher than male obesity for all categories of income countries, except in the case of high-income countries whereby male obesity (21.8%) is slightly more elevated than that for females (21.6%).
The survey projects that women in these countries are more often obese than men, but male obesity rates have surged higher than female rates in most of these countries.
Mozambique 51.0 Male obesity Percentage of total population (UK not listed) 1.
Another audience member observed that male obesity is proving to be just as important as female obesity in terms of a couple's inability to conceive.
On the day of writing, a scan of the websites of the national broadsheet and tabloid press reveals the liberal use of the word ''crisis'' in relation to anything from the euro, indebtedness, unemployment, male obesity and the demise of Rangers football club.
However, food stamp benefits do not significantly affect male obesity or the male obesity gap.