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Appropriate body-mass index for Asian populations and its implications for policy and intervention strategies.

WHO Expert Consultation.

Lancet. 2004 Jan 10;363(9403):157-63. Review. Erratum in: Lancet. 2004 Mar 13;363(9412):902.

PMID:
14726171
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
2.

Rationale for redefining obesity in Asians.

Low S, Chin MC, Ma S, Heng D, Deurenberg-Yap M.

Ann Acad Med Singapore. 2009 Jan;38(1):66-9. Review.

PMID:
19221673
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Free Article
3.

Are Asians at greater mortality risks for being overweight than Caucasians? Redefining obesity for Asians.

Wen CP, David Cheng TY, Tsai SP, Chan HT, Hsu HL, Hsu CC, Eriksen MP.

Public Health Nutr. 2009 Apr;12(4):497-506. doi: 10.1017/S1368980008002802. Epub 2008 Jun 12.

PMID:
18547457
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
4.

Defining obesity cut points in a multiethnic population.

Razak F, Anand SS, Shannon H, Vuksan V, Davis B, Jacobs R, Teo KK, McQueen M, Yusuf S.

Circulation. 2007 Apr 24;115(16):2111-8. Epub 2007 Apr 9.

PMID:
17420343
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Free Article
5.

Predictive values of body mass index and waist circumference for risk factors of certain related diseases in Chinese adults--study on optimal cut-off points of body mass index and waist circumference in Chinese adults.

Zhou BF; Cooperative Meta-Analysis Group of the Working Group on Obesity in China.

Biomed Environ Sci. 2002 Mar;15(1):83-96.

PMID:
12046553
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The assessment of obesity: methods for measuring body fat and global prevalence of obesity.

Deurenberg P, Yap M.

Baillieres Best Pract Res Clin Endocrinol Metab. 1999 Apr;13(1):1-11. Review.

PMID:
10932673
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
8.

Varying sensitivity of waist action levels to identify subjects with overweight or obesity in 19 populations of the WHO MONICA Project.

Molarius A, Seidell JC, Sans S, Tuomilehto J, Kuulasmaa K.

J Clin Epidemiol. 1999 Dec;52(12):1213-24.

PMID:
10580785
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
9.

Anthropometry and body composition in northern Asian Indian patients with type 2 diabetes: receiver operating characteristics (ROC) curve analysis of body mass index with percentage body fat as standard.

Vikram NK, Misra A, Pandey RM, Dudeja V, Sinha S, Ramadevi J, Kumar A, Chaudhary D.

Diabetes Nutr Metab. 2003 Feb;16(1):32-40.

PMID:
12848303
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
10.

Is a re-evaluation of WHO body mass index cut-off values needed? The case of Asians in Singapore.

Deurenberg-Yap M, Deurenberg P.

Nutr Rev. 2003 May;61(5 Pt 2):S80-7. Review.

PMID:
12828197
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
11.

Body mass index and mortality in asian populations: implications for obesity cut-points.

Stevens J, Nowicki EM.

Nutr Rev. 2003 Mar;61(3):104-7. Review.

PMID:
12723643
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
12.

BMI does not accurately predict overweight in Asian Indians in northern India.

Dudeja V, Misra A, Pandey RM, Devina G, Kumar G, Vikram NK.

Br J Nutr. 2001 Jul;86(1):105-12.

PMID:
11432771
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
13.

Is the BMI cut-off level for Japanese females for obesity set too high? A consideration from a body composition perspective.

Kagawa M, Uenishi K, Kuroiwa C, Mori M, Binns CW.

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2006;15(4):502-7.

PMID:
17077066
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Free Article
14.

Asians are different from Caucasians and from each other in their body mass index/body fat per cent relationship.

Deurenberg P, Deurenberg-Yap M, Guricci S.

Obes Rev. 2002 Aug;3(3):141-6. Review.

PMID:
12164465
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
15.

Cut-off point of BMI and obesity-related comorbidities and mortality in middle-aged Koreans.

Oh SW, Shin SA, Yun YH, Yoo T, Huh BY.

Obes Res. 2004 Dec;12(12):2031-40.

PMID:
15687405
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
16.

Receiver operating characteristic curve analysis of BMI in assessing obesity among adult Bengalee males in India.

Ghosh JR, Bandyopadhyay AR.

Coll Antropol. 2007 Sep;31(3):705-8.

PMID:
18041377
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
17.

Optimal cut-off levels to define obesity: body mass index and waist circumference, and their relationship to cardiovascular disease, dyslipidaemia, hypertension and diabetes in Malaysia.

Zaher ZM, Zambari R, Pheng CS, Muruga V, Ng B, Appannah G, Onn LT.

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2009;18(2):209-16.

PMID:
19713180
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Free Article
18.

Waist circumference cut-off points for identification of abdominal obesity among the tunisian adult population.

Bouguerra R, Alberti H, Smida H, Salem LB, Rayana CB, El Atti J, Achour A, Gaigi S, Slama CB, Zouari B, Alberti KG.

Diabetes Obes Metab. 2007 Nov;9(6):859-68.

PMID:
17924868
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
19.

The paradox of low body mass index and high body fat percentage among Chinese, Malays and Indians in Singapore.

Deurenberg-Yap M, Schmidt G, van Staveren WA, Deurenberg P.

Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord. 2000 Aug;24(8):1011-7.

PMID:
10951540
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
20.

Ethnic-specific body mass index cut-off points for overweight and obesity in girls.

Duncan JS, Duncan EK, Schofield G.

N Z Med J. 2010 Mar 19;123(1311):22-9.

PMID:
20360793
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

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