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Indian Journal of Clinical Anatomy and Physiology


Correlation of cardiovascular parameter with General and Visceral Obesity Indices in young male adult of Western Rajasthan


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Author Details : Madhurima Maheshwari, Priya Jangid, Khemlata Tilwani, Raghuveer Choudhary, Rajnee

Volume : 2, Issue : 4, Year : 2015

Article Page : 219-222


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Abstract

Aim: Abdominal adiposity is suggested to be more closely associated with CVD risk and has been highlighted as a growing problem particularly in countries of Asia-Pacific region where individuals may exhibit a relatively normal BMI (<25 kg/m2) but have a disproportionately large waist circumference. Our objective was to compare body mass index(BMI), waist circumference (WC), waist hip ratio (WHR), waist stature ratio(WSR) and Body Fat % (BF %) as indices of obesity and assess the respective association with cardiovascular parameter.
Method: A cross sectional descriptive study was made on 200 subjects. Anthropometric measurement was obtained and indices of general obesity BMI and indices of visceral obesity WC, WHR, WSR, BF % were calculated. Blood pressure was measured by using sphygmomanometer.
Result: study showed a strong correlation between obesity indices and BP parameters in young adult males. We observe significant higher Blood pressures in obese young adults. Multiple regression analysis shows that only WC was the significant contributor (p<0.05) for SBP, DBP, MAP and RPP for the population of Western Rajasthan adult males.
Conclusion: it is worthwhile to mention that in adult male of Western Rajasthan mainly WC (central obesity indices) along with BMI and BF % (general obesity indices) have to be considered for early evaluation of cardiovascular risk factors.

Keywords
: Body Fat Percentage, Body Mass Index, Rate pressure product, Waist Circumference, Waist Hip ratio, Waist Stature ratio

How to cite : Maheshwari M, Jangid P, Tilwani K, Choudhary R, Rajnee, Correlation of cardiovascular parameter with General and Visceral Obesity Indices in young male adult of Western Rajasthan. Indian J Clin Anat Physiol 2015;2(4):219-222

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