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Health Promot Perspect. 2020;10(2): 142-147. doi: 10.34172/hpp.2020.23
PMID: 32296627        PMCID: PMC7146042

Original Article

What are the optimal cut-off points of anthropometric indices for prediction of overweight and obesity? Predictive validity of waist circumference, waist-to-hip and waist-to-height ratios

Helda Tutunchi 1 ORCID, Mehrangiz Ebrahimi-Mameghani 2, Alireza Ostadrahimi 3, Mohammad Asghari-Jafarabadi 4 * ORCID

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