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Optimal Anthropometric Cutoff Points to Predict Overweight and Obesity: A Cross-Sectional Survey in Iranian Females

Mohammad Esmaeil Motlagh 1 , * , Seiyed Davoud Nasrollahpour Shirvani 2 , Reza Ghadimi 3 , Majzobeh Taheri 4 and Zahra Hassanzadeh-Rostami 5
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1 Professor, MD in Pediatrics, School of Medicine, Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, Iran
2 Assistant Professor, Ph.D. in Health Management, Social Determinants of Health Research Center, Health Research Institute, Babol University of Medical Sciences, Babol, Iran
3 Assistant Professor, Ph.D. in Clinical Nutrition, Social Determinants of Health Research Center, Health Research Institute, Babol University of Medical Sciences, Babol, Iran
4 MD in Pediatrics, Department of Health, Ministry of Health and Medical Education, Tehran, Iran
5 Ph.D. Student in Nutrition Sciences, Department of Community Nutrition, Nutrition and Food Sciences Research Center, School of Nutrition and Food Sciences, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
Article information
  • Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal: May 2017, 19 (5); e41497
  • Published Online: November 19, 2016
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: August 15, 2016
  • Revised: October 22, 2016
  • Accepted: November 8, 2016
  • DOI: 10.5812/ircmj.41497

To Cite: Esmaeil Motlagh M, Nasrollahpour Shirvani S D, Ghadimi R, Taheri M, Hassanzadeh-Rostami Z. Optimal Anthropometric Cutoff Points to Predict Overweight and Obesity: A Cross-Sectional Survey in Iranian Females, Iran Red Crescent Med J. 2017 ; 19(5):e41497. doi: 10.5812/ircmj.41497.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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