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Impact of waist circumference difference on health-care cost among overweight and obese subjects: the PROCEED cohort.

Pendergast K, Wolf A, Sherrill B, Zhou X, Aronne LJ, Caterson I, Finer N, Hauner H, Hill J, Van Gaal L, Coste F, Despres JP.

Value Health. 2010 Jun-Jul;13(4):402-10. doi: 10.1111/j.1524-4733.2009.00690.x. Epub 2010 Jan 26.


PROCEED: Prospective Obesity Cohort of Economic Evaluation and Determinants: baseline health and healthcare utilization of the US sample.

Wolf AM, Finer N, Allshouse AA, Pendergast KB, Sherrill BH, Caterson I, Hill JO, Aronne LJ, Hauner H, Radigue C, Amand C, Despres JP.

Diabetes Obes Metab. 2008 Dec;10(12):1248-60. doi: 10.1111/j.1463-1326.2008.00895.x. Epub 2008 Aug 20.


The cost of overweight and obesity in Australia.

Colagiuri S, Lee CM, Colagiuri R, Magliano D, Shaw JE, Zimmet PZ, Caterson ID.

Med J Aust. 2010 Mar 1;192(5):260-4.


Waist circumference and not body mass index explains obesity-related health risk.

Janssen I, Katzmarzyk PT, Ross R.

Am J Clin Nutr. 2004 Mar;79(3):379-84.


The relationship between male BMI and waist circumference on semen quality: data from the LIFE study.

Eisenberg ML, Kim S, Chen Z, Sundaram R, Schisterman EF, Buck Louis GM.

Hum Reprod. 2014 Feb;29(2):193-200. doi: 10.1093/humrep/det428. Epub 2013 Dec 4. Erratum in: Hum Reprod. 2015 Feb;30(2):493-4. Hum Reprod. 2015 Feb;30(2):493-4.


Health service use and costs associated with excess weight in older adults in Germany.

König HH, Lehnert T, Brenner H, Schöttker B, Quinzler R, Haefeli WE, Matschinger H, Heider D.

Age Ageing. 2015 Jul;44(4):616-23. doi: 10.1093/ageing/afu120. Epub 2015 Mar 31.


Accuracy of self-reported body weight, height and waist circumference in a Dutch overweight working population.

Dekkers JC, van Wier MF, Hendriksen IJ, Twisk JW, van Mechelen W.

BMC Med Res Methodol. 2008 Oct 28;8:69. doi: 10.1186/1471-2288-8-69.


Sensitivity and specificity of waist circumference as a single screening tool for identification of overweight and obesity among Malaysian adults.

Kee CC, Jamaiyah H, Geeta A, Ali ZA, Safiza MN, Suzana S, Khor GL, Rahmah R, Jamalludin AR, Sumarni MG, Lim KH, Faudzi YA, Amal NM.

Med J Malaysia. 2011 Dec;66(5):462-7.


Waist circumference and body mass index as predictors of health care costs.

Højgaard B, Gyrd-Hansen D, Olsen KR, Søgaard J, Sørensen TI.

PLoS One. 2008 Jul 9;3(7):e2619. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0002619.


Predicting waist circumference from body mass index.

Bozeman SR, Hoaglin DC, Burton TM, Pashos CL, Ben-Joseph RH, Hollenbeak CS.

BMC Med Res Methodol. 2012 Aug 3;12:115. doi: 10.1186/1471-2288-12-115.


Future direct and indirect costs of obesity and the influence of gaining weight: results from the MONICA/KORA cohort studies, 1995-2005.

Wolfenstetter SB.

Econ Hum Biol. 2012 Mar;10(2):127-38. doi: 10.1016/j.ehb.2011.08.008. Epub 2011 Sep 3.


Prevalence of metabolic syndrome among Filipino adults aged 20 years and over.

Tanchoco CC, Cruz AJ, Duante CA, Litonjua AD.

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2003;12(3):271-6.


Will all Americans become overweight or obese? estimating the progression and cost of the US obesity epidemic.

Wang Y, Beydoun MA, Liang L, Caballero B, Kumanyika SK.

Obesity (Silver Spring). 2008 Oct;16(10):2323-30. doi: 10.1038/oby.2008.351. Epub 2008 Jul 24.


[Predictive value of combined measurements of body mass index and waist circumference for the risk of cardiovascular disease].

Wang W, Zhao D, Sun JY, Liu J, Liu J, Qin LP, Wu ZS.

Zhonghua Xin Xue Guan Bing Za Zhi. 2008 Jul;36(7):655-8. Chinese.


[The association between body mass index, waist circumference with body fat percent, and abdominal fat rate in overweight and obese pupils].

Wang JJ, Wang HJ, Liu JS, Ma J.

Zhonghua Yu Fang Yi Xue Za Zhi. 2013 Jul;47(7):603-7. Chinese.


[Obesity related health care costs assessed from BMI or waist circumference--secondary publication].

Højgaard B, Olsen KR, Søgaard J, Gyrd-Hansen D, Sørensen TI.

Ugeskr Laeger. 2009 Oct 19;171(43):3068-71. Danish.


Is waist circumference per body mass index rising differentially across the United States, England, China and Mexico?

Albrecht SS, Gordon-Larsen P, Stern D, Popkin BM.

Eur J Clin Nutr. 2015 Dec;69(12):1306-12. doi: 10.1038/ejcn.2015.71. Epub 2015 May 6.


BMI vs. waist circumference for identifying vascular risk.

Freiberg MS, Pencina MJ, D'Agostino RB, Lanier K, Wilson PW, Vasan RS.

Obesity (Silver Spring). 2008 Feb;16(2):463-9. doi: 10.1038/oby.2007.75.

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