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Determination of the Best Anthropometric Index of Obesity for Prediction of Prehypertension and Hypertension in a Large Population - Based - Study; the Azar- Cohort

Elnaz Faramarzi 1 , Alireza Ostadrahimi 2 , Zeinab Nikniaz 1 , Mohamad Asgari Jafarabadi 3 , Ali Fakhari 4 and Mohammadhossein Somi 1 , *
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1 Liver and Gastrointestinal Diseases Research Center, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, IR Iran
2 Nutrition Research Center, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, IR Iran
3 Medical Education Research Center, Department of Statistics and Epidemiology, Faculty of Health, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, IR Iran
4 Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Research Center, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, IR Iran
Article information
  • Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal: March 2018, 20 (3); e59911
  • Published Online: March 31, 2018
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: August 16, 2017
  • Revised: October 17, 2017
  • Accepted: December 20, 2017
  • DOI: 10.5812/ircmj.59911

To Cite: Faramarzi E, Ostadrahimi A, Nikniaz Z, Asgari Jafarabadi M, Fakhari A, et al. Determination of the Best Anthropometric Index of Obesity for Prediction of Prehypertension and Hypertension in a Large Population - Based - Study; the Azar- Cohort, Iran Red Crescent Med J. 2018 ; 20(3):e59911. doi: 10.5812/ircmj.59911.

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