Waist circumference and body mass index as predictors of elevated alanine transaminase in Danes aged 30 to 50 years

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  • The Danish Epidemiology Science Centre
  • Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine
  • The Department of Hepatology and Gastroenterology V
  • Department of Clinical Epidemiology
  • Institute of General Medical Practice
We examined whether waist circumference and waist-to-hip circumference ratio were a better predictor for elevated alanine transaminase level than body mass index.
Original languageEnglish
JournalDanish medical bulletin
Volume46
Issue5
Pages (from-to)429-31
Number of pages3
Publication statusPublished - 1 Nov 1999

    Research areas

  • Adult, Alanine Transaminase, Body Constitution, Body Mass Index, Cross-Sectional Studies, Female, Humans, Male, Middle Aged, Obesity, Predictive Value of Tests, Prevalence, Regression Analysis, Sex Characteristics

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