The association between A Body Shape Index and mortality: Results from an Australian cohort.

It is well recognised that obesity increases the risk of premature death. A Body Shape Index (ABSI) is a formula that uses waist circumference (WC), body mass index (BMI) and height to predict risk of premature mortality, where a high score (Quartile 4) indicates that a person's WC is more than...

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Main Authors: Janet F Grant, Catherine R Chittleborough, Zumin Shi, Anne W Taylor
Format: Article
Published: Public Library of Science (PLoS) 2017-01-01
Series:PLoS ONE
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