Fat distribution, body mass index and blood pressure in 22,090 men and women in the Norfolk cohort of the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC-Norfolk) study.
OBJECTIVE: To determine the relation between fat distribution and blood pressure, independent of body mass index. DESIGN: Cross-sectional, population-based study. PARTICIPANTS AND METHODS: Participants, 9936 men and 12,154 women aged 45-79 years, were recruited from general practices in Norfolk, United Kingdom for the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC-Norfolk) study. Participants filled in a health and lifestyle questionnaire and their blood pressure and anth...Expand abstract
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