• Journal Article

Elevated blood pressure in adolescent girls: correlation to body size and composition

Citation

Devonshire, A. L., Hager, E. R., Black, M., Diener-West, M., Tilton, N., & Snitker, S. (2016). Elevated blood pressure in adolescent girls: correlation to body size and composition. BMC Public Health, 16, e78. DOI: 10.1186/s12889-016-2717-6

Abstract

The easily obtained and calculated WHtR is the strongest correlate of elevated blood pressure among available variables and is a prime candidate for longitudinal studies of predictors of the development of hypertension.