Review: WHtR detects cardiometabolic risk better than BMI

12/1/2011 |

An analysis in Obesity Reviews found that waist-to-height ratio had better discrimination rates in detecting adult cardiometabolic risk among men and women with different nationalities, compared with waist circumference and body mass index assessments. WHtR also appeared to be better than waist circumference in predicting diabetes, dyslipidemia, hypertension and cardiovascular disease risk in both sexes.

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