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International Journal of Endocrinology
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 195407, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/195407
Research Article

Waist-to-Height Ratio Is a Better Anthropometric Index than Waist Circumference and BMI in Predicting Metabolic Syndrome among Obese Mexican Adolescents

1Department of Research, Hospital Regional de Alta Especialidad del Bajío, Boulevard Milenio 130, San Carlos la Roncha, 37660 León, GTO, Mexico
2Department of Pediatric Endocrinology, Hospital Regional de Alta Especialidad del Bajío, Boulevard Milenio 130, San Carlos la Roncha, 37660 León, GTO, Mexico

Received 2 September 2014; Revised 20 November 2014; Accepted 20 November 2014; Published 9 December 2014

Academic Editor: Matteo Monami

Copyright © 2014 Edel Rafael Rodea-Montero et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

How to Cite this Article

Edel Rafael Rodea-Montero, María Lola Evia-Viscarra, and Evelia Apolinar-Jiménez, “Waist-to-Height Ratio Is a Better Anthropometric Index than Waist Circumference and BMI in Predicting Metabolic Syndrome among Obese Mexican Adolescents,” International Journal of Endocrinology, vol. 2014, Article ID 195407, 9 pages, 2014. doi:10.1155/2014/195407