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Reference values for body composition and associations with blood pressure in Kenyan adults aged ≥50 years old

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Objectives: To develop age and sex-specific centile reference curves for fat free mass (FFM) and fat mass (FM) adjusted for height in an adult Kenyan population and to investigate the association between FM, FFM and blood pressure (BP). Methods: Measures of body composition from bioimpedance analyses and BP were collected in 1,995 participants aged ≥50y in Nakuru County, Kenya. Reference curves were produced using the LMS method. Multivariable linear regression models were used to test the cr...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1038/s41430-018-0177-z

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care; Primary Care Health Sciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care; Primary Care Health Sciences
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0000-0002-7536-922X
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care; Primary Care Health Sciences
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Springer Nature Publisher's website
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European Journal of Clinical Nutrition Journal website
Volume:
73
Pages:
558–565
Publication date:
2018-05-15
Acceptance date:
2018-03-28
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ISSN:
1476-5640
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pubs:833227
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uri:931ecd4b-40c6-41c8-89ac-52f6b82337b6
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