Separate and combined associations of body-mass index and abdominal adiposity with cardiovascular disease: collaborative analysis of 58 prospective studies

Emerging Risk Factors Collaboration, Coen Stehouwer

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Abstract

Background guidelines differ about the value of assessment of adiposity measures for cardiovascular disease risk prediction when information is available for other risk factors. We studied the separate and combined associations of body-mass index (bmi), waist circumference, and waist-to-hip ratio with risk of first-onset cardiovascular disease.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1085-1095
JournalLancet
Volume377
Issue number9771
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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