NECK CIRCUMFERENCE POSITIVELY RELATED WITH CENTRAL OBESITY AND OVERWEIGHT IN TURKISH UNIVERSITY STUDENTS: A PRELIMINARY STUDY


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Ozkaya I., Tunckale A.

CENTRAL EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH, cilt.24, ss.91-94, 2016 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 24 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2016
  • Doi Numarası: 10.21101/cejph.a4555
  • Dergi Adı: CENTRAL EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.91-94

Özet

Aim: According to the World Health Organization, central obesity is increasing alarmingly worldwide. Neck circumference is a relatively new method of differentiating between normal and abnormal fat distribution. The aim of this study is to determine the association between neck circumference and central obesity in young Turkish male and female university students.