Published in Physician Law Weekly, July 26th, 2006
Researchers in England conducted a study "to examine the influence of age and gender on the waist: height ratio (WHTR) in children and to compare changes over time in WHTR, a measure of central fatness in British children."
H.D. Mccarthy and M. Ashwell at the London Metropolitan University conducted representative cross-sectional surveys in 1977, 1987 and 1997 in Great Britain and Northern Ireland. They included two surveys, "Survey 1: children aged 5-16 years measured in 1977 (boys) and 1987 (girls) (BSI, n=8135) and Survey 2: children aged 11-16 measured...
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