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


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

AFRICAN HEALTH SCIENCES, cilt.14, ss.570-575, 2014 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 14 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2014
  • Doi Numarası: 10.4314/ahs.v14i3.11
  • Dergi Adı: AFRICAN HEALTH SCIENCES
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.570-575

Özet

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.