How well do waist circumference and body mass index reflect body composition in pre-pubertal children?
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Colleges, School and Institutes
To investigate the quantitative relationship between waist circumference (WC) and height (Ht), and subsequently the association between waist circumference index (WCI), body mass index (BMI) and body composition in pre-pubertal children.
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||European Journal of Clinical Nutrition|
|Publication status||Published - Sep 2009|
- Absorptiometry, Photon, Adipose Tissue, Adiposity, African Continental Ancestry Group, Body Composition, Body Height, Body Mass Index, Child, Cohort Studies, Cross-Sectional Studies, Female, Humans, Male, Overweight, South Africa, Waist Circumference