Anthropometric measures at the native people of Сhukotka
The single–stage epidemiological (cross-sectional) study of the indigenous inhabitants of Chukotka (675 men) aged 25–64 years has been carried out. Mean of anthropometric measures were: body mass index – 25 kg/m2, waist circumference – 84 cm, and overweight – 26 %, obesity class I – 8.7 %, obese class II – 3 %, obese class III – 1.5 %. The direct relationship between anthropometric data and the frequency of blood pressure, dyslipidemia, and the reverse relationship between anthropometric data and the frequency of smoking have been revealed.
About Authors (Correspondence):
Gyrgolkau L.A. – candidate of medical sciences, senior researcher, e-mail: email@example.com
Nikitin Yu.P. – doctor of medical sciences, professor, academician of RAMS, head of the laboratory for ethiopathogenesis and internal diseases clinic, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Shcherbakova L.V. – senior researcher, e-mail: email@example.com