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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

Cited by CrossRef: 1


1- Tutunchi H, Ebrahimi-Mameghani M, Asghari-Jafarabadi M, Farrin N, Tabrizi S, Vaghef-Mehrabany E, Ostadrahimi A. Is the modified household food security survey (HFSS) questionnaire a practical tool for screening food insecurity? Evidence from northwest of Iran. BMC Public Health. 2020;20(1) [Crossref]
2- Alvero-Cruz J, Fernandez Vazquez R, Martinez Blanco J, Rosety I, Diaz A, Rosety M, Rosety-Rodriguez M, Ordonez F, Perna S. Proposed cut-off points for anthropometric and bioelectrical measures based on overweight and obesity criteria in Spanish institutionalised elderly people. PLoS ONE. 2021;16(3):e0248028 [Crossref]
3- Tutunchi H, Saghafi-Asl M, Ebrahimi-Mameghani M, Ostadrahimi A. Food Insecurity and Lipid Profile Abnormalities Are Associated with an Increased Risk of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD): A Case–Control Study. Ecology of Food and Nutrition. 2021;60(4):508 [Crossref]
4- Ghannadiasl F. Novel anthropometric predictors of subjective weight among women. Women & Health. 2021;:1 [Crossref]
5- Svarovskaya A, Garganeeva A. Anthropometric indices obesity and cardiometabolic risk: is there a link?. Cardiovasc Ther Prev. 2021;20(4):2746 [Crossref]

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