Assessing Factors Related to Waist Circumference and Obesity: Application of a Latent Variable Model
Niksima, Seyed Hassan
- Publisher: Hindawi Publishing Corporation
Journal of Environmental and Public Health,
(issn: 1687-9805, eissn: 1687-9813)
Research Article | RA1-1270 | Public aspects of medicine | Article Subject
Background. Because the use of BMI (Body Mass Index) alone as a measure of adiposity has been criticized, in the present study our aim was to fit a latent variable model to simultaneously examine the factors that affect waist circumference (continuous outcome) and obesi...