Investigating the Performance of Waist Circumference Relative to BMI in Predicting Risk of Obesity and Hypertension among Affluent Indian Adults

In view of the fact that Asians have higher abdominal fat at lower levels of body mass index (BMI), measures of abdominal adiposity such as waist circumference (WC) and waist to hip ratio (WHR) were investigated as predictors of hyper-tension.

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