Determining abdominal obesity cut-offs and relevant risk factors for anthropometric indices in Turkish children and adolescents


ÖZTÜRK A. , Cicek B. , MAZICIOĞLU M. M. , Kurtoglu S.

JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM, vol.28, pp.525-532, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 28
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1515/jpem-2014-0327
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM
  • Page Numbers: pp.525-532
  • Keywords: abdominal obesity, adolescent, anthropometric indices, Turkish children, waist circumference, WAIST CIRCUMFERENCE PERCENTILES, BODY-MASS INDEX, METABOLIC SYNDROME, MATERNAL EMPLOYMENT, BRITISH CHILDREN, HIP RATIO, OVERWEIGHT, FAT, PREVALENCE, CHILDHOOD

Abstract

Aim: To determine the >= 90th percentile values of waist circumference (WC) to calculate anthropometric measures, indices and relevant risk factors in 5358 Turkish children and adolescents.