- Is waist circumference a better predictor of blood pressure, insulin resistance and blood lipids than body mass index in young Chilean adults?Macarena Lara
Faculty of Medicine, University of Chile, Independencia, 1027, Santiago, Chile
BMC Public Health 12:638. 2012..The aim of this study was to assess which measurement, BMI or WC, is more strongly associated with blood pressure, homeostatic model assessment (HOMA) and blood lipids in young Chilean adults...
- Socioeconomic status and age at menarche in indigenous and non-indigenous Chilean adolescentsHugo Amigo
Faculdad de Medicina, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile
Cad Saude Publica 28:977-83. 2012..An inverse relationship between socioeconomic status and age at menarche was seen in the indigenous group only; low socioeconomic status was associated with delayed menarche, regardless of nutritional status or mother's age at menarche...