Association of Youth Triponderal Mass Index vs Body Mass Index With Obesity-Related Outcomes in Adulthood

JAMA Pediatr. 2018 Dec 1;172(12):1192-1195. doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2018.3034.

Abstract

This study assesses whether triponderal mass index vs body mass index in youths is more useful in determining obesity-related outcomes in adulthood.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Biomarkers / metabolism
  • Body Mass Index
  • Carotid Intima-Media Thickness
  • Cholesterol, HDL / metabolism
  • Cholesterol, LDL / metabolism
  • Finland / epidemiology
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Humans
  • Obesity / epidemiology
  • Pediatric Obesity / epidemiology*
  • Prognosis
  • Registries
  • Risk Factors

Substances

  • Biomarkers
  • Cholesterol, HDL
  • Cholesterol, LDL