Obesity indices and self-reported functional health in men and women in the EPIC-Norfolk

Phyo K Myint, Ailsa A Welch, Robert N Luben, Nicholas W J Wainwright, Paul G Surtees, Sheila A Bingham, Nicholas J Wareham, Richard D Smith, Ian M Harvey, Kay-Tee Khaw

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To investigate the association between two indices of obesity, BMI and waist-to-hip ratio (WHR), and self-reported physical and mental functional health.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)884-893
Number of pages10
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - May 2006


  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Analysis of Variance
  • Body Mass Index
  • Cross-Sectional Studies
  • Female
  • Great Britain
  • Health Status
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Obesity
  • Questionnaires
  • Sex Factors
  • Waist-Hip Ratio

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