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Ethnic differences in the association between body mass index and impedance index (Ht2/Z) in adult women and men using a leg-to-leg bioimpedance method.

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BACKGROUND: Ethnic differences in the association between body mass index (BMI) and body fat suggest that body composition varies across ethnic groups. OBJECTIVE: To investigate the association between impedance index - a measure of tissue resistivity - and BMI in adults of different ethnic groups (Asian Indians, West Africans and White Caucasians) living in their native countries. METHODS: Male (n=329) and female (n=277) adult subjects (18-50 years) living in urban areas in the UK, The Gambi...

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10.1038/sj.ejcn.1602678

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Journal:
European journal of clinical nutrition
Volume:
61
Issue:
11
Pages:
1337-1340
Publication date:
2007-11-05
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EISSN:
1476-5640
ISSN:
0954-3007
URN:
uuid:db22345a-6c3e-470c-87f1-a12fcace1314
Source identifiers:
429877
Local pid:
pubs:429877

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