Waist-to-hip Ratio (WHR)
- 1Key Points (1 page)
- 2WHR, Health Risk, and Intra-abdominal Fat (1 page)
- 3Measuring WHR (1 page)
- 4The Limitations of WHR (1 page)
- 5Changes in WHR (1 page)
- 6References (1 page)
- WHR is a significant predictor of morbidity and mortality risk.
- WHR is a good measure of abdominal fat distribution, but is not a measure of absolute abdominal fat mass.
- Changes in WHR with weight loss are weakly associated with changes in abdominal fat mass and health risk.