Which anthropometric measurements is most closely related to elevated blood pressure?

YALCIN B. M. , Sahin E. M. , YALCIN E.

FAMILY PRACTICE, vol.22, no.5, pp.541-547, 2005 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 22 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Doi Number: 10.1093/fampra/cmi043
  • Title of Journal : FAMILY PRACTICE
  • Page Numbers: pp.541-547


Background. Epidemiological studies find a progressive increase in the prevalence of elevated blood pressure with increasing adipose tissue. But there is no common opinion about which effectiveness of the anthropometric measurement tools indicating general or android obesity are most important to follow up in patients with elevated blood pressures.