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Is high body fat estimated by body mass index and waist circumference a predictor of hypertension in adults? A population-based study

  • Diego Augusto Santos Silva1Email author,
  • Edio Luiz Petroski1 and
  • Marco Aurelio Peres2
Nutrition Journal201211:112

DOI: 10.1186/1475-2891-11-112

Received: 6 August 2012

Accepted: 30 November 2012

Published: 17 December 2012

Authors’ Affiliations

Post-graduation Program in Physical Education, Federal University of Santa Catarina
Post-graduation Program in Public Health, Federal University of Santa Catarina