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Is the body adiposity index (hip circumference/height(1.5)) more strongly related to skinfold thicknesses and risk factor levels than is BMI? The Bogalusa Heart Study.

Freedman DS, Blanck HM, Dietz WH, DasMahapatra P, Srinivasan SR, Berenson GS.

Br J Nutr. 2013 Jan 28;109(2):338-45. doi: 10.1017/S0007114512000979. Epub 2012 Apr 13.


Skinfolds and coronary heart disease risk factors are more strongly associated with BMI than with the body adiposity index.

Freedman DS, Ogden CL, Goodman AB, Blanck HM.

Obesity (Silver Spring). 2013 Jan;21(1):E64-70. doi: 10.1002/oby.20054.


A comparison of the Slaughter skinfold-thickness equations and BMI in predicting body fatness and cardiovascular disease risk factor levels in children.

Freedman DS, Horlick M, Berenson GS.

Am J Clin Nutr. 2013 Dec;98(6):1417-24. doi: 10.3945/ajcn.113.065961. Epub 2013 Oct 23.


Relation of body mass index and skinfold thicknesses to cardiovascular disease risk factors in children: the Bogalusa Heart Study.

Freedman DS, Katzmarzyk PT, Dietz WH, Srinivasan SR, Berenson GS.

Am J Clin Nutr. 2009 Jul;90(1):210-6. doi: 10.3945/ajcn.2009.27525. Epub 2009 May 6.


The body adiposity index (hip circumference รท height(1.5)) is not a more accurate measure of adiposity than is BMI, waist circumference, or hip circumference.

Freedman DS, Thornton JC, Pi-Sunyer FX, Heymsfield SB, Wang J, Pierson RN Jr, Blanck HM, Gallagher D.

Obesity (Silver Spring). 2012 Dec;20(12):2438-44. doi: 10.1038/oby.2012.81. Epub 2012 Apr 9.


Association between general and central adiposity in childhood, and change in these, with cardiovascular risk factors in adolescence: prospective cohort study.

Lawlor DA, Benfield L, Logue J, Tilling K, Howe LD, Fraser A, Cherry L, Watt P, Ness AR, Davey Smith G, Sattar N.

BMJ. 2010 Nov 25;341:c6224. doi: 10.1136/bmj.c6224.


The relation of BMI and skinfold thicknesses to risk factors among young and middle-aged adults: the Bogalusa Heart Study.

Freedman DS, Katzmarzyk PT, Dietz WH, Srinivasan SR, Berenson GS.

Ann Hum Biol. 2010 Nov;37(6):726-37. doi: 10.3109/03014461003641849. Epub 2010 May 7.


Leptin concentrations in relation to overall adiposity, fat distribution, and blood pressure in a rural Chinese population.

Hu FB, Chen C, Wang B, Stampfer MJ, Xu X.

Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord. 2001 Jan;25(1):121-5.


Comparison of body mass index and triceps skinfold at 5 years and young adult body mass index, waist circumference and blood pressure.

Liddle K, O'Callaghan M, Mamun A, Najman J, Williams G.

J Paediatr Child Health. 2012 May;48(5):424-9. doi: 10.1111/j.1440-1754.2011.02247.x. Epub 2011 Nov 16.


Comparison of weight-for-height indices as a measure of adiposity and cardiovascular risk from childhood to young adulthood: the Bogalusa heart study.

Frontini MG, Bao W, Elkasabany A, Srinivasan SR, Berenson G.

J Clin Epidemiol. 2001 Aug;54(8):817-22.


Comparison of the associations of body mass index and measures of central adiposity and fat mass with coronary heart disease, diabetes, and all-cause mortality: a study using data from 4 UK cohorts.

Taylor AE, Ebrahim S, Ben-Shlomo Y, Martin RM, Whincup PH, Yarnell JW, Wannamethee SG, Lawlor DA.

Am J Clin Nutr. 2010 Mar;91(3):547-56. doi: 10.3945/ajcn.2009.28757. Epub 2010 Jan 20.


Body adiposity index versus body mass index and other anthropometric traits as correlates of cardiometabolic risk factors.

Lichtash CT, Cui J, Guo X, Chen YD, Hsueh WA, Rotter JI, Goodarzi MO.

PLoS One. 2013 Jun 11;8(6):e65954. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0065954. Print 2013.


Inter-relationships among childhood BMI, childhood height, and adult obesity: the Bogalusa Heart Study.

Freedman DS, Khan LK, Serdula MK, Dietz WH, Srinivasan SR, Berenson GS.

Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord. 2004 Jan;28(1):10-6.


Risk factors and adult body mass index among overweight children: the Bogalusa Heart Study.

Freedman DS, Dietz WH, Srinivasan SR, Berenson GS.

Pediatrics. 2009 Mar;123(3):750-7. doi: 10.1542/peds.2008-1284.


Relation of abdominal height to cardiovascular risk factors in young adults: the Bogalusa heart study.

Gustat J, Elkasabany A, Srinivasan S, Berenson GS.

Am J Epidemiol. 2000 May 1;151(9):885-91.


Beyond waist circumference in an adult male population of Southern Italy: Is there any role for subscapular skinfold thickness in the relationship between insulin-like growth factor-I system and metabolic parameters?

Savastano S, Barbato A, Di Somma C, Guida B, Pizza G, Barrea L, Avallone S, Schiano di Cola M, Strazzullo P, Colao A.

J Endocrinol Invest. 2012 Nov;35(10):925-9. doi: 10.3275/8511. Epub 2012 Jul 9.


The development of cardiovascular disease in relation to anthropometric indices and hypertension in British adults.

Cox BD, Whichelow MJ, Prevost AT.

Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord. 1998 Oct;22(10):966-73.


Anthropometric measurements in childhood and prediction of cardiovascular risk factors in adulthood: Kaunas cardiovascular risk cohort study.

Petkeviciene J, Klumbiene J, Kriaucioniene V, Raskiliene A, Sakyte E, Ceponiene I.

BMC Public Health. 2015 Mar 4;15:218. doi: 10.1186/s12889-015-1528-5.


Neck circumference: a useful screening tool of cardiovascular risk in children.

Androutsos O, Grammatikaki E, Moschonis G, Roma-Giannikou E, Chrousos GP, Manios Y, Kanaka-Gantenbein C.

Pediatr Obes. 2012 Jun;7(3):187-95. doi: 10.1111/j.2047-6310.2012.00052.x. Epub 2012 Apr 13.

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