FAMILY PRACTICE, vol.22, no.5, pp.541-547, 2005 (SCI-Expanded)
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Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
anthropometric measurements, blood pressure, obesity, primary care, Turkey, BODY-MASS INDEX, DISEASE RISK-FACTORS, TO-HIP RATIO, WAIST CIRCUMFERENCE, CARDIOVASCULAR RISK, TURKISH ADULTS, OBESITY, HYPERTENSION, HEALTH, DETERMINANTS
Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University Affiliated:
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.