Is central obesity a better discriminator of the risk of hypertension than body mass index in ethnically diverse populations?

Huxley, R., Barzi, F., Lee, C. M. Y., Janus, E., Lam, T. H., Caterson, I., Lear, S., Patel, J., Shaw, J., Adam, J., Oh, S. W., Kang, J. H., Zimmet, P., Woodward, M. and The Obesity in Asia Collaboration 2008, Is central obesity a better discriminator of the risk of hypertension than body mass index in ethnically diverse populations?, Journal of Hypertension, vol. 26, no. 2, pp. 169-177, doi: 10.1097/HJH.0b013e3282f16ad3.

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Title Is central obesity a better discriminator of the risk of hypertension than body mass index in ethnically diverse populations?
Author(s) Huxley, R.ORCID iD for Huxley, R. orcid.org/0000-0002-2705-6616
Barzi, F.
Lee, C. M. Y.
Janus, E.
Lam, T. H.
Caterson, I.
Lear, S.
Patel, J.
Shaw, J.
Adam, J.
Oh, S. W.
Kang, J. H.
Zimmet, P.
Woodward, M.
The Obesity in Asia Collaboration
Journal name Journal of Hypertension
Volume number 26
Issue number 2
Start page 169
End page 177
Total pages 9
Publisher Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Place of publication London, Eng.
Publication date 2008-02-01
ISSN 0263-6352
Keyword(s) Science & Technology
Life Sciences & Biomedicine
Peripheral Vascular Disease
Cardiovascular System & Cardiology
body mass index
central obesity
cut-points
ethnicity
hypertension
ASIA-PACIFIC REGION
CARDIOVASCULAR-DISEASE
BLOOD-PRESSURE
PARTICIPANTS
HEIGHT
CANCER
COHORT
ADULTS
RATIO
FAT
Obesity in Asia Collaboration
Language eng
DOI 10.1097/HJH.0b013e3282f16ad3
Indigenous content off
Field of Research 1103 Clinical Sciences
1102 Cardiorespiratory Medicine and Haematology
HERDC Research category C1.1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
Copyright notice ©2008, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30132428

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