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Is waist circumference a better predictor of blood pressure, insulin resistance and blood lipids than body mass index in young Chilean adults?
Background: It has been reported that waist circumference (WC) is a better predictor of cardiovascular risk factors than body mass index (BMI), although the findings have not been consistent. The aim of this study was to ...
Nutritional status, especially body mass index, from birth to adulthood and lung function in young adulthood
Objective: The study assessed the impact of body mass index (BMI) at birth, infancy, and adulthood, and waist circumference on lung function. Methods: Using a longitudinal design 1221 Chilean young adults were studied. A ...
Waist circumference percentiles in children and adolescents between 6 and 14 years from Santiago, Chile
Objective: To describe the percentile distribution of waist circumference (WC) by sex and age in a representative sample of children and adolescents of lower-middle and low socioeconomic status in Santiago, Chile. Methods: ...
Metabolic syndrome in children born small-for-gestational age Síndrome metabólica em crianças nascidas pequenas para a idade gestacional
Being born small-for-gestational age and a rapid increase in weight during early childhood and infancy has been strongly linked with chronic diseases, including metabolic syndrome, which has been related to intrauterine ...
Light smoking is associated with metabolic syndrome risk factors in Chilean young adults
(Springer-Verlag Italia s.r.l., 2019)
© 2019, Springer-Verlag Italia S.r.l., part of Springer Nature.Aims: Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is a cluster of risk factors for cardiometabolic diseases. While cigarette smoking is associated with MetS in adults, young ...
Índice cintura estatura como predictor de riesgo de hipertensión arterial en población adulta joven: ¿Es mejor indicador que la circunferencia de cintura?
(Sociedad Latinoamericana de Nutrición, 2012)
The objective was to determine the association between values of waist circumference (WC) and waist: height ratio (W/H) with blood pressure (BP) and to estimate which of these indicators present the best association with ...
Validity of neck circumference as a marker of adiposity in children and adolescents, and in adults: A systematic review Validez del perímetro del cuello como marcador de adiposidad en niños, adolescentes y adultos: Una revisión sistemática
(ARAN Ediciones S.A., 2018)
© 2018 SENPE y Arán Ediciones S.L. The objective of this systematic review was doing a search of the validity of neck perimeter as a marker of adiposity in children and adolescents as well as in adults. A systematic search ...
A waist-to-height ratio of 0.54 is a good predictor of metabolic syndrome in 16-year-old male and female adolescents
(Nature Publishing Group, 2019)
Background: We aimed to determine the sensitivity and specificity of selected anthropometric indicators as predictors of cardiovascular risk in adolescents. Methods: Cross-sectional study in 678 adolescents (16.8 y ± 0.3) ...
Índice cintura-cadera: su relación con el tamaño de la estructura corporalWaist-hip ratio: its relationship with body frame size.
(Bogotá : Universidad de Ciencias Aplicadas y Ambientales, 1998, 2020)