Waist-Hip Ratio

Waist-Hip Ratio

by Jarrod Robinson

AIM

The waist-to-hip ratio test can be used to determine the risk of coronary heart disease.

Equipment

A tape measure

Procedure

  1. Using the tape measure record the girth of the hips and the waist
  2. Use the formula below to determine the waist-to-hip ratio

    Waist-to-Hip Ratio = Waist Girth/ Hip Girth

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