Waist circumference and risk of elevated blood pressure in children: a cross-sectional study

January 2011
BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p613
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the study conducted to examine the association of schoolchildren's waist circumference (WC) and risk of elevated blood pressure in children. It mentions that the increasing childhood obesity is a major health threat to children. It also mentions that the waist circumference is easier to measure than blood pressure and it also provides important information on metabolic risk.


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