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Research Article

Waist-to-Height Ratio and Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Elderly Individuals at High Cardiovascular Risk

  • Marta Guasch-Ferré,

    Affiliations: Human Nutrition Unit, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, IISPV (Institut d’Investigació Sanitària Pere Virgili), Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Reus, Spain, CIBERobn (Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red Fisiopatología de la Obesidad y Nutrición), Institute of Health Carlos III, Madrid, Spain

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  • Mònica Bulló,

    Affiliations: Human Nutrition Unit, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, IISPV (Institut d’Investigació Sanitària Pere Virgili), Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Reus, Spain, CIBERobn (Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red Fisiopatología de la Obesidad y Nutrición), Institute of Health Carlos III, Madrid, Spain

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  • Miguel Ángel Martínez-González,

    Affiliation: Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain

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  • Dolores Corella,

    Affiliation: Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Valencia, València, Spain

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  • Ramon Estruch,

    Affiliations: CIBERobn (Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red Fisiopatología de la Obesidad y Nutrición), Institute of Health Carlos III, Madrid, Spain, Department of Internal Medicine, Hospital Clínic, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

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  • María-Isabel Covas,

    Affiliation: Cardiovascular Risk and Nutrition Research Group, Institut Municipal d’ Investigació Mèdica, Barcelona Biomedical Research Park, Barcelona, Spain

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  • Fernando Arós,

    Affiliations: Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain, Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Txagorritxu, Vitoria, Spain

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  • Julia Wärnberg,

    Affiliation: Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Malaga, Malaga, Spain

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  • Miquel Fiol,

    Affiliation: Institute of Health Sciences, University of Balearic Islands and Hospital Son Espases, Palma de Mallorca, Spain

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  • José Lapetra,

    Affiliation: Department of Family Medicine, Primary Care Division of Sevilla, San Pablo Health Center, Sevilla, Spain

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  • Miguel Ángel Muñoz,

    Affiliation: Primary Care Division, Catalan Institute of Health, Barcelona, Spain

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  • Lluís Serra-Majem,

    Affiliations: Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain, Department of Clinical Sciences, University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las Palmas, Spain

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  • Xavier Pintó,

    Affiliations: Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain, Lipids and Vascular Risk Unit, Internal Medicine, Hospital Universitario de Bellvitge, Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain

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  • Nancy Babio,

    Affiliations: Human Nutrition Unit, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, IISPV (Institut d’Investigació Sanitària Pere Virgili), Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Reus, Spain, CIBERobn (Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red Fisiopatología de la Obesidad y Nutrición), Institute of Health Carlos III, Madrid, Spain

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  • Andrés Díaz-López,

    Affiliations: Human Nutrition Unit, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, IISPV (Institut d’Investigació Sanitària Pere Virgili), Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Reus, Spain, CIBERobn (Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red Fisiopatología de la Obesidad y Nutrición), Institute of Health Carlos III, Madrid, Spain

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  • Jordi Salas-Salvadó mail

    jordi.salas@urv.cat

    Affiliations: Human Nutrition Unit, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, IISPV (Institut d’Investigació Sanitària Pere Virgili), Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Reus, Spain, CIBERobn (Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red Fisiopatología de la Obesidad y Nutrición), Institute of Health Carlos III, Madrid, Spain

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  • Published: August 14, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0043275

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