Journal article

Adiposity assessed by anthropometric measures has a similar or greater predictive ability than dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry measures for abdominal aortic calcification in community-dwelling older adults

Xianwen Shang, David Scott, Allison Hodge, Belal Khan, Nayab Khan, Dallas R English, Graham G Giles, Peter R Ebeling, Kerrie M Sanders

The International Journal of Cardiovascular Imaging | SPRINGER | Published : 2016


Awarded by Australian NHMRC

Funding Acknowledgements

This study was funded by the Department of Medicine, Western Hospital and the University of Melbourne Research Grant Scheme and a Heart Foundation Grant. The Melbourne Collaborative Cohort Study is funded by VicHealth and Cancer Council Victoria and further supported by Australian NHMRC Grants 209057, 251553 and 504711 and by infrastructure provided by Cancer Council Victoria. We thank the other investigators, staff, and participants of the Melbourne Collaborative Cohort Study cohort for their important contributions.