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- Diemer, F.S., et al. Show all 6 Authors
- Clinical nutrition 2019 v.38 no.1 pp. 450-456
- ancestry; at-risk population; bioelectrical impedance; body mass index; coronary disease; lean body mass; men; models; nationalities and ethnic groups; regression analysis; waist circumference; waist-to-height ratio; waist-to-hip ratio; women; Suriname
- ... Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is highly prevalent in Suriname, a middle-income country with predominantly people of African and Asian ancestry. We examined whether the more comprehensive body composition measures determined by bioelectrical impedance analysis (BIA) are superior to the more traditional BMI and waist measures in relation to cardiovascular risk.Data from the cross-sectional Healthy Li ...