Is the body adiposity index (hip circumference/height(1.5)) more strongly related to skinfold thicknesses and risk factor levels than is BMI? The Bogalusa Heart Study.

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Published in Br J Nutr on April 13, 2012


David S Freedman1, Heidi M Blanck, William H Dietz, Pronabesh DasMahapatra, Sathanur R Srinivasan, Gerald S Berenson

Author Affiliations

1: Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity and Obesity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC Atlanta, GA 30341-3724, USA.

Associated clinical trials:

Bogalusa Heart Study | NCT00005129

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