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Obesity diagnosis and mortality risk based on a body shape index (ABSI) and other indices and anthropometric parameters in univ

Endocrinology
Author
Gažarová et al.
Used Parameters : BMI, VFA, PBF, FFM

Publication Year : 2019

Country : Slovakia

Journal : Rocz Panstw Zakl Hig

Background. Obesity is a global epidemic and belongs to major risk factors for the most prevalent diseases. Anthropometric measures are simple, inexpensive, non-invasive tools to diagnosis obesity and to assess the risk of morbidity and mortality. The most widely used are body mass index (BMI), waist circumference (WC), waist-to-hip (WHR) and waist-to-height ratios, visceral fat area (VFA), body fat (BFP) and a new body shape index (ABSI). Objective. The aim of this study was to examine the usefulness of the ABSI in obesity diagnosis …
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