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Social participation and maintaining recommended waist circumference: prospective evidence from the English Longitudinal Study of Aging.

Kouvonen A, Swift JA, Stafford M, Cox T, Vahtera J, Väänänen A, Heponiemi T, De Vogli R, Griffiths A, Kivimäki M.

J Aging Health. 2012 Mar;24(2):250-68. doi: 10.1177/0898264311421960. Epub 2011 Sep 28.


BMI and waist circumference as predictors of well-being in older adults: findings from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing.

Zaninotto P, Pierce M, Breeze E, de Oliveira C, Kumari M.

Obesity (Silver Spring). 2010 Oct;18(10):1981-7. doi: 10.1038/oby.2009.497. Epub 2010 Jan 14.


Oral health and changes in weight and waist circumference among community-dwelling older adults in Brazil.

de Andrade FB, Lebrão ML, de Oliveira Duarte YA, Santos JL.

J Am Dent Assoc. 2014 Jul;145(7):731-6. doi: 10.14219/jada.2014.35.


The role of waist circumference in predicting disability in periretirement age adults.

Angleman SB, Harris TB, Melzer D.

Int J Obes (Lond). 2006 Feb;30(2):364-73.


Waist circumference as a predictor of disability among older adults.

Guallar-Castillón P, Sagardui-Villamor J, Banegas JR, Graciani A, Fornés NS, López García E, Rodríguez-Artalejo F.

Obesity (Silver Spring). 2007 Jan;15(1):233-44.


Appropriate body mass index and waist circumference cutoffs for middle and older age group in Thailand: data of 19,621 participants from Thai epidemiologic stroke (TES) study.

Samsen M, Hanchaiphiboolkul S, Puthkhao P, Tantirittisak T, Towanabut S.

J Med Assoc Thai. 2012 Sep;95(9):1156-66.


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.


[Impact of dynamic change of waist circumference or body mass index in hypertension incidence].

Luo WS, Guo ZR, Hu XS, Zhou ZY, Wu M, Zhang LJ, Liu JC.

Zhonghua Yu Fang Yi Xue Za Zhi. 2011 Nov;45(11):1012-6. Chinese.


Soft drink consumption is positively associated with increased waist circumference and 10-year incidence of abdominal obesity in Spanish adults.

Funtikova AN, Subirana I, Gomez SF, Fitó M, Elosua R, Benítez-Arciniega AA, Schröder H.

J Nutr. 2015 Feb;145(2):328-34. doi: 10.3945/jn.114.205229. Epub 2014 Dec 17.


Physical activity in leisure-time is not associated with 10-year changes in waist circumference.

Berentzen T, Petersen L, Schnohr P, Sørensen TI.

Scand J Med Sci Sports. 2008 Dec;18(6):719-27. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0838.2007.00761.x. Epub 2008 Feb 1.


Body mass index versus waist circumference as predictors of mortality in Canadian adults.

Staiano AE, Reeder BA, Elliott S, Joffres MR, Pahwa P, Kirkland SA, Paradis G, Katzmarzyk PT.

Int J Obes (Lond). 2012 Nov;36(11):1450-4. doi: 10.1038/ijo.2011.268. Epub 2012 Jan 17.


Waist circumference and all-cause mortality in a large US cohort.

Jacobs EJ, Newton CC, Wang Y, Patel AV, McCullough ML, Campbell PT, Thun MJ, Gapstur SM.

Arch Intern Med. 2010 Aug 9;170(15):1293-301. doi: 10.1001/archinternmed.2010.201.


The discriminative ability of waist circumference, body mass index and waist-to-hip ratio in identifying metabolic syndrome: Variations by age, sex and race.

Cheong KC, Ghazali SM, Hock LK, Subenthiran S, Huey TC, Kuay LK, Mustapha FI, Yusoff AF, Mustafa AN.

Diabetes Metab Syndr. 2015 Apr-Jun;9(2):74-8. doi: 10.1016/j.dsx.2015.02.006. Epub 2015 Mar 6.


Assessing prediction of diabetes in older adults using different adiposity measures: a 7 year prospective study in 6,923 older men and women.

Wannamethee SG, Papacosta O, Whincup PH, Carson C, Thomas MC, Lawlor DA, Ebrahim S, Sattar N.

Diabetologia. 2010 May;53(5):890-8. doi: 10.1007/s00125-010-1670-7. Epub 2010 Feb 10.


What explains the American disadvantage in health compared with the English? The case of diabetes.

Banks J, Kumari M, Smith JP, Zaninotto P.

J Epidemiol Community Health. 2012 Mar;66(3):259-64. doi: 10.1136/jech.2010.108415. Epub 2010 Oct 1.


Changes in BMI and waist circumference in Scottish adults: use of repeated cross-sectional surveys to explore multiple age groups and birth-cohorts.

Lean ME, Katsarou C, McLoone P, Morrison DS.

Int J Obes (Lond). 2013 Jun;37(6):800-8. doi: 10.1038/ijo.2012.122. Epub 2012 Sep 4.


Evaluation of waist-to-height ratio to predict 5 year cardiometabolic risk in sub-Saharan African adults.

Ware LJ, Rennie KL, Kruger HS, Kruger IM, Greeff M, Fourie CM, Huisman HW, Scheepers JD, Uys AS, Kruger R, Van Rooyen JM, Schutte R, Schutte AE.

Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis. 2014 Aug;24(8):900-7. doi: 10.1016/j.numecd.2014.02.005. Epub 2014 Feb 22.


Larger body mass index and waist circumference are associated with lower mortality in Chinese long-term care facility residents.

Lin WY, Albu J, Liu CS, Huang HY, Pi-Sunyer FX, Li CI, Li TC, Lin CC, Huang KC.

J Am Geriatr Soc. 2010 Nov;58(11):2092-8. doi: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2010.03148.x. Erratum in: J Am Geriatr Soc. 2011 Jan;59(1):189.


Changes in waist circumference relative to body mass index in Chinese adults, 1993-2009.

Stern D, Smith LP, Zhang B, Gordon-Larsen P, Popkin BM.

Int J Obes (Lond). 2014 Dec;38(12):1503-10. doi: 10.1038/ijo.2014.74. Epub 2014 May 12.

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