Journal of
Physiology and Pathophysiology

  • Abbreviation: J. Physiol. Pathophysiol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-260X
  • DOI: 10.5897/JPAP
  • Start Year: 2010
  • Published Articles: 44

Full Length Research Paper

Association of atherogenic indices and abdominal obesity indices among non obese adults in Zaria, Northern Nigeria

Sharaye, K.O.
  • Sharaye, K.O.
  • Department of Physiotherapy, Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, Zaria, Nigeria.
  • Google Scholar

  •  Received: 12 March 2014
  •  Accepted: 17 February 2015
  •  Published: 31 March 2015


Ahmet SC, Thomas PB, Mithat G (2008). Anthropometric indices and their relationship with cardiometabolic risk factors in a sample of Turkish adults. Public Health Nutr. 4:538–546.
Asefeh H, Viola V, Harlan MK (2001). An evidence-based assessment of federal guidelines for overweight and obesity as they apply to elderly persons. Arch. Intern. Med. 161:1194-203.
Baba R, Masaaki K, Masami N, Akiko T, Hiroshi I (2010). Role of insulin resistance in non- obese adolescents. Nagoya J. Med. Sci. 72:161-166.
Behan K, Mbizo J (2007). The relationship between waist circumference and biomarkers for diabetes and CVD in healthy non- obese women. The Pensacola study. Lab. Med. 38:422-427.
Choi JW, Pai SH, Kim SK (2002). Association between total body fat and serum lipid concentrations in obese human adolescents. Ann. Clin. Lab. Sci. 32:271-278.
Dhall M, Shilpi G, Monika B, Pankhuri S and Satwanti K (2011). Effectiveness of Various Anthropometric Indices in Prediction of Cardiovascular Risk Among Adult Jains. Open Anthropol. J. 4:33-39.
Dobiasova M, Frohlich JI, Sedova M, Cheung MC, Brown GB (2011). Cholesterol esterification and atherogenic index of plasma correlate with lipoprotein size and findings on coronary angiography. J. Lipid Res. 52:566-571.
Gaziano JM, Hennekens CH, O'Donnell CJ, Breslow JL, Buring JE (1997). Fasting triglycerides, High-density lipoprotein and risk of myocardial infarction. Circulation 96:2520-2525.
Goh VH, Tain CF, Terry Y, Mok HP, Wong MT (2004). Are BMI and other anthropometric measures appropriate as indices for obesity? - A study in an Asian population. J. Lipid. Res. 45:1892-1898.
International Diabetic Federation (IDF) (2005). The IDF consensus worldwide definition of Metabolic Syndrome. IDF Communications, Brussels, Belgium.
Kanthe PS, Patil BS, Shrilaxmi B, Deshpande A, Shaikh BG, Aithala M (2012). Atherogenic index as a predictor of cardiovascular risk among women with different grades of obesity. Int. J. Collab. Res. Intern. Med. Public Health 10:1767-1774.
Kayode AJ, Olufemi SA, Segun MA, Deola T, Ademola AI, Simeon AA, Adeoye TA (2009). A Study of Correlation between Derived and Basic Anthropometric Indices in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. Eur. J. Sci. Res. 36:437-444.
Khazaal MS (2013). Atherogenic index of plasma as a parameter in predicting cardiovascular risk in males compared to the conventional dyslipidemic indices. Karbala J. Med. 6:1506-1513.
Kuba VM, Claudio L, Durval D (2013). Is waist-to-height ratio a useful indicator of cardio-metabolic risk in 6-10-year-old children? Pediatrics 13:1-6.
Matsushita Y, Nakagawa T, Yamamoto S, Takahashi Y, Yokohama T, Mizoue T, Noda M (2012). Effect of longitudinal changes in visceral fat area and other anthropometric indices to the changes in metabolic risk factors in Japanese men. Diabetes Care 35:1139-1143.
Ofei F (2005). Obesity - A preventable disease. Ghana Med. J. 39:98–101.
Opie LH (2007). Metabolic syndrome. Circulation 115: 32-35.
Shah SZA, Devrajani BR, Devrajani T, Bibi I (2010). Frequency of dyslipidemia in obese versus non- obese in relation to body mass index, Waist-Hip ratio and Waist circumference. Pak. J. Sci. 62:27-31.
Shamai L, Lurix E, Shen M, Novaro GM, Szomstein S, Rosenthal R, Hernandez A, Asher CR (2011). Association of body mass index and lipid profile: Evaluation of a broad spectrum of body mass index patients including the morbidity obese. Obes. Surg. 21: 42-47.
Song Q, Shaoshan S, Wang S, Maziar ZA (2006). Genetics of the Metabolic Syndrome. Hosp. Physician 42:51-61.
St-Onge M, Ian J, Steven BH (2004). Metabolic Syndrome in Normal-Weight Americans. New definition of the metabolically obesed normal-weight individual. Diabetes Care 27:167-169.
Tanko LB, Bagger YZ, Qin G, Alexandersen P, Larsen PJ, Christiansen C (2005). Enlarged waist combined with enlarged Triglycerides is a strong predictor of accelerated atherogenesis and related cardiovascular mortality in premenopausal women. Circulation 111:1883-1890.
Tsai CH (2009). Metabolic syndrome in non-obese Taiwanese: new definition of metabolically obese, normal-weight individual. Chin. Med. J. 122:2534-2539.
Van Gaal L, Rillaerts E, Creten W, Leeuw DI (1988). Relationship of body fat distribution pattern to atherogenic risk factors in NIDDM- Preliminary results. Diabetes Care 11:103-106.
WHO/FAO (2003). Diet, Nutrition and the Prevention of Chronic Diseases. Report of a joint WHO Expert consultation. Geneva: World Health Organization.
Zhao Y, Jin J, Liu X, Xu H, Yang J, Zhang Y (2010). Prevalence of the metabolic syndrome among rural original adults in Ningxia, China. BMC Public Health 10:140-145.