General and abdominal obesity and risk of cardiometabolic factors in the community dwelling women

순환대사위험요인의 관련성에서 비만지표인자인 허리둘레와 체질량지수의 비교

  • 신소희 (울산대학교 스포츠과학부) ;
  • 소위영 (한국교통대학교 스포츠건강관리학과) ;
  • 김현수 (서울과학기술대학교 웰니스융합학과)
  • Received : 2017.11.26
  • Accepted : 2018.01.20
  • Published : 2018.01.28


The aim of this study was to investigate the cardiometabolic risk factors (CRF) of community dwelling women based on a combination of body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference (WC). This cross-sectional study was based on 1,447 subjects between 30 and 60 years of age. Subjects were categorized into 4 groups by BMI and WC [group 1, BMI<$25kg/m^2$ and WC<85 cm; group 2, BMI<$25kg/m^2$ and WC>85 cm; group 3, BMI>$25kg/m^2$ and WC<85 cm; and group 4 (BMI>$25kg/m^2$ and WC>85 cm. Logistic regression analyses showed that subjects in group 2 had 1.75 times increased risk of clustering of 2 or more CRFs compared with subjects in group 1 (p<0.001). In conclusion, early detection of people with normal weight but high waist circumference may prevent them from getting worse by implementation of lifestyle intervention, consisting of regular exercise and healthy eating. In addition, further studies on appropriate exercise contents for them should be examined.


Supported by : Seoul National University of Science and Technology


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