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  1. Which measure of body fat distribution is best for epidemiologic research among adolescents ?

    Article - En anglais

    Data are available from the US Health Examination Survey (1966-1970), which included measurements of skinfold thickness, body and limb circumferences, biologic maturity, and risk factors (blood pressure, total cholesterol).

    Using canonical correlation analysis, the relation between sets of anthropometric variables and risk factors was explored, controlling for age, race, sex, and maturity stage.

    The relation of various body fat distribution and fatness indices used in adult studies to the risk factors was also explored using stepwise regression and partial correlation analyses.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Homme, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Tissu adipeux, Localisation, Obésité, Biométrie corporelle, Adolescent, Facteur risque, Epidémiologie, Méthodologie, Marqueur épidémiologique, Appareil circulatoire pathologie, Anthropométrie, Etats Unis

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Human, North America, America, Adipose tissue, Localization, Obesity, Corporal biometry, Adolescent, Risk factor, Epidemiology, Methodology, Epidemiological marker, Cardiovascular disease, Anthropometry, United States

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 91-0477883

    Code Inist : 002B30A. Création : 199406.