Is neck circumference measurement an indicator for abdominal obesity? A pilot study on Turkish Adults


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Saka M., Turker P., Ercan A., Kiziltan G., Bas M.

AFRICAN HEALTH SCIENCES, vol.14, no.3, pp.570-575, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 14 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.4314/ahs.v14i3.11
  • Title of Journal : AFRICAN HEALTH SCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.570-575

Abstract

Background: Neck circumference (NC) measurement is one of the simple screening measurements which can be used as an index of upper body fat distribution to identify obesity.