Source: International Journal of Pediatric Obesity, 2010, 5 (2), 143-150
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Date of publication: April, 2010
Publication type: Research
In a nutshell: This study aimed to evaluate the use of measuring waist circumference to identify children with high blood pressure. The researchers analysed data on body mass index, waist circumference and blood pressure in 3,678 children. The results showed that waist circumference is a controversial marker in high-risk children of normal weight.
Length of publication: 8 pages
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