Comparison of various surrogate obesity indicators as predictors of cardiovascular mortality in four European populations


Song X., Jousilahti P., Stehouwer C. D. A. , Soderberg S., Onat A., Laatikainen T., ...Daha Fazla

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CLINICAL NUTRITION, cilt.67, ss.1298-1302, 2013 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 67 Konu: 12
  • Basım Tarihi: 2013
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1038/ejcn.2013.203
  • Dergi Adı: EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CLINICAL NUTRITION
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1298-1302

Özet

BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: Body mass index (BMI) is the most commonly used surrogate marker for evaluating the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) mortality in relation to general obesity, while abdominal obesity indicators have been proposed to be more informative in risk prediction.