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

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

FAMILY PRACTICE, cilt.22, sa.5, ss.541-547, 2005 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 22 Konu: 5
  • Basım Tarihi: 2005
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1093/fampra/cmi043
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.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.