How useful are anthropometric measurements as predictive markers for elevated blood pressure in adolescents in different gender?


Erdal I., YALÇIN S. S. , Aksan A., Gencal D., KANBUR N.

JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM, cilt.33, sa.9, ss.1203-1211, 2020 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 33 Konu: 9
  • Basım Tarihi: 2020
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1515/jpem-2020-0175
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1203-1211

Özet

Background: Obesity and obesity-related diseases are one of the common health problems worldwide and have also been proposed to be important predictors of blood pressure and cardiovascular disease risk. The aim of our study is to determine the utility of different anthropometric measurements (body mass index [BMI], skinfold thickness [SFT], waist circumference [WC], mid-upper arm circumference [MUAC], arm circumference-height ratio [AHtR], and waist circumference-height ratio [WHtR]) as markers of hypertension (HT) risk in adolescents.