Journal article

Associations Between Anthropometric Measurements and Cardiometabolic Risk Factors in White European and South Asian Adults in the United Kingdom.

Farah F Kidy, Nafeesa Dhalwani, Deirdre M Harrington, Laura J Gray, Danielle H Bodicoat, David Webb, Melanie J Davies, Kamlesh Khunti

Mayo Clin Proc | Published : 2017

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To investigate the association of 4 anthropometric measurements with cardiometabolic risk factors in a UK biethnic sample of South Asians (SAs) and white Europeans (WEs). PATIENTS AND METHODS: Baseline data were collected from adults of WE and SA origin participating in the Leicester arm of the Anglo-Danish-Dutch Study of Intensive Treatment in People with Screen Detected Diabetes in Primary Care (ADDITION-Leicester) study between August 2004 and December 2007. Overall, 6268 WE and SA adults had measures of body mass index, waist circumference, waist-to-hip ratio, and waist-to-height ratio assessed between June 18, 2004, and December 4, 2007. Hypertension, dyslipidemia, and dysgly..

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