Articles by Keyword: Anthropometry

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  1. Association of waist circumference with perception of own health in urban African males and females: the Sympathetic Activity and Ambulatory Blood Pressure in Africans (SABPA) study

    Association of waist circumference with perception of own health in urban African males and females: the Sympathetic Activity and Ambulatory Blood Pressure in Africans (SABPA) study

    Background: Current waist circumference (WC) cut-points of the Joint Statement Consensus (JSC) (male ≥ 94 cm, female ≥ 80 cm) were compared with a recently proposed WC cut-point (RPWC) (male ≥ 90 cm, female ≥ 98 cm). In this study,...
  2. Anthropometric profile of HIV-uninfected and HIV-infected women aged 25–44 years in Mangaung, Free State

    Anthropometric profile of HIV-uninfected and HIV-infected women aged 25–44 years in Mangaung, Free State

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Background: Obesity and human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) affect significant numbers of black women in South Africa.
  3. Nutritional status of undergraduate healthcare students at the University of the Free State

    Nutritional status of undergraduate healthcare students at the University of the Free State

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Objectives: This study aimed to evaluate the lifestyle habits of South African students preparing for careers in health care that could influence the efficacy of their counselling practices on risk factors for noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) as future healthcare professionals.
  4. Assessment of nutritional status of in-school adolescents in Ibadan, Nigeria

    Assessment of nutritional status of in-school adolescents in Ibadan, Nigeria

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Background: Adolescents are tomorrow’s adult population, hence their health and well-being are crucial. The objective of this study was to determine the nutritional status of in-school adolescents in Ibadan, south-western Nigeria.
  5. Breastfeeding pattern, anthropometry and health status of infants attending child welfare clinics of a teaching hospital in Nigeria

    Breastfeeding pattern, anthropometry and health status of infants attending child welfare clinics of a teaching hospital in Nigeria

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition
    Objective: To determine the breastfeeding pattern and its relationship with the physical growth and health status of infants aged 0–24 weeks.
  6. Development of predictive equations for total body water using the deuterium-dilution method as the gold standard in a population of asymptomatic HIV-positive Zulu women in South Africa

    Development of predictive equations for total body water using the deuterium-dilution method as the gold standard in a population of asymptomatic HIV-positive Zulu women in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition
    Objectives: The study aimed to derive predictive equations for total body water determinations with bioelectrical impedance and anthropometric measurements in a population of asymptomatic human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) -positive Zulu women.
  7. Arm-associated measurements as estimates of true height in black and white young adults of both genders: an exploratory study, Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

    Arm-associated measurements as estimates of true height in black and white young adults of both genders: an exploratory study, Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition
    Objective: To determine the accuracy of arm-associated anthropometric measurements as estimates of true height.
  8. Mid-upper arm circumference (MUAC) performance versus weight for height in South African children (0–59 months) with acute malnutrition

    Mid-upper arm circumference (MUAC) performance versus weight for height in South African children (0–59 months) with acute malnutrition

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition
    Objectives: The objective of this study was to compare mid upper arm circumference (MUAC) and weight for height (W/H) as indices of acute malnutrition in children aged 0–59 months in South Africa.