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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.


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.


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 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 body mass index with waist circumference and skinfold-based percent body fat in firefighters: adiposity classification and associations with cardiovascular disease risk factors.

Choi B, Steiss D, Garcia-Rivas J, Kojaku S, Schnall P, Dobson M, Baker D.

Int Arch Occup Environ Health. 2016 Apr;89(3):435-48. doi: 10.1007/s00420-015-1082-6. Epub 2015 Aug 8.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Relationship between indices of obesity obtained by anthropometry and dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry: The Fourth and Fifth Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (KNHANES IV and V, 2008-2011).

Kim SG, Ko Kd, Hwang IC, Suh HS, Kay S, Caterson I, Kim KK.

Obes Res Clin Pract. 2015 Sep-Oct;9(5):487-98. doi: 10.1016/j.orcp.2014.11.002. Epub 2014 Dec 4.


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