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BMI-specific waist circumference thresholds to discriminate elevated cardiometabolic risk in White and African American adults.

Staiano AE, Bouchard C, Katzmarzyk PT.

Obes Facts. 2013;6(4):317-24. doi: 10.1159/000354712. Epub 2013 Aug 9.


Ethnic-specific BMI and waist circumference thresholds.

Katzmarzyk PT, Bray GA, Greenway FL, Johnson WD, Newton RL Jr, Ravussin E, Ryan DH, Bouchard C.

Obesity (Silver Spring). 2011 Jun;19(6):1272-8. doi: 10.1038/oby.2010.319. Epub 2011 Jan 6.


Clinical utility of visceral adipose tissue for the identification of cardiometabolic risk in white and African American adults.

Katzmarzyk PT, Heymsfield SB, Bouchard C.

Am J Clin Nutr. 2013 Mar;97(3):480-6. doi: 10.3945/ajcn.112.047787. Epub 2013 Jan 30.


Race-ethnicity-specific waist circumference cutoffs for identifying cardiovascular disease risk factors.

Zhu S, Heymsfield SB, Toyoshima H, Wang Z, Pietrobelli A, Heshka S.

Am J Clin Nutr. 2005 Feb;81(2):409-15.


Waist circumference, BMI, and visceral adipose tissue in white women and women of African descent.

Sumner AE, Micklesfield LK, Ricks M, Tambay AV, Avila NA, Thomas F, Lambert EV, Levitt NS, Evans J, Rotimi CN, Tulloch-Reid MK, Goedecke JH.

Obesity (Silver Spring). 2011 Mar;19(3):671-4. doi: 10.1038/oby.2010.201. Epub 2010 Sep 16.


The relationship of waist circumference and BMI to visceral, subcutaneous, and total body fat: sex and race differences.

Camhi SM, Bray GA, Bouchard C, Greenway FL, Johnson WD, Newton RL, Ravussin E, Ryan DH, Smith SR, Katzmarzyk PT.

Obesity (Silver Spring). 2011 Feb;19(2):402-8. doi: 10.1038/oby.2010.248. Epub 2010 Oct 14.


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.


Optimal scaling of weight and waist circumference to height for maximal association with DXA-measured total body fat mass by sex, age and race/ethnicity.

Heo M, Kabat GC, Gallagher D, Heymsfield SB, Rohan TE.

Int J Obes (Lond). 2013 Aug;37(8):1154-60. doi: 10.1038/ijo.2012.201. Epub 2012 Dec 4.


Derivation of anthropometric cut-off levels to define CVD risk in Sri Lankan adults.

Katulanda P, Jayawardena MA, Sheriff MH, Matthews DR.

Br J Nutr. 2011 Apr;105(7):1084-90. doi: 10.1017/S0007114510004563. Epub 2010 Dec 17.


Optimal cut-off values of BMI, waist circumference and waist:height ratio for defining obesity in Chinese adults.

Zeng Q, He Y, Dong S, Zhao X, Chen Z, Song Z, Chang G, Yang F, Wang Y.

Br J Nutr. 2014 Nov 28;112(10):1735-44. doi: 10.1017/S0007114514002657. Epub 2014 Oct 10.


Is the association of hypertension with cardiovascular events stronger among the lean and normal weight than among the overweight and obese? The multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis.

Colangelo LA, Vu TH, Szklo M, Burke GL, Sibley C, Liu K.

Hypertension. 2015 Aug;66(2):286-93. doi: 10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.114.04863. Epub 2015 Jun 15.


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.


Clinical utility and reproducibility of visceral adipose tissue measurements derived from dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry in White and African American adults.

Katzmarzyk PT, Greenway FL, Heymsfield SB, Bouchard C.

Obesity (Silver Spring). 2013 Nov;21(11):2221-4. doi: 10.1002/oby.20519. Epub 2013 Aug 13.


Waist circumference and body mass index in Chinese children: cutoff values for predicting cardiovascular risk factors.

Sung RY, Yu CC, Choi KC, McManus A, Li AM, Xu SL, Chan D, Lo AF, Chan JC, Fok TF.

Int J Obes (Lond). 2007 Mar;31(3):550-8. Epub 2006 Sep 5. Erratum in: Int J Obes (Lond). 2007 Mar;31(3):567.


Waist circumference measurement site does not affect relationships with visceral adiposity and cardiometabolic risk factors in children.

Harrington DM, Staiano AE, Broyles ST, Gupta AK, Katzmarzyk PT.

Pediatr Obes. 2013 Jun;8(3):199-206. doi: 10.1111/j.2047-6310.2012.00106.x. Epub 2012 Nov 21.


Waist-to-height ratio is an appropriate index for identifying cardiometabolic risk in Chinese individuals with normal body mass index and waist circumference.

Zhu Q, Shen F, Ye T, Zhou Q, Deng H, Gu X.

J Diabetes. 2014 Nov;6(6):527-34. doi: 10.1111/1753-0407.12157. Epub 2014 May 22.


Waist circumference and waist-to-height ratio as predictors of cardiovascular disease risk in Korean adults.

Park SH, Choi SJ, Lee KS, Park HY.

Circ J. 2009 Sep;73(9):1643-50. Epub 2009 Jul 29.

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