Equations of Weststrate et al for Estimating the Waist-to-Hip Circumference Ratio (WHR) in Dutch Children and Adolescents


Weststrate et al developed equations for predicting the mean waist-to-hip circumference ratios (WHR) for a Dutch pediatric population. The WHR is one measure of body fat distribution and an increased value correlates with central obesity. The authors are from the Agricultural University Wageningen, The Netherlands.

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