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Waist Circumference

"Waist Circumference" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The measurement around the body at the level of the ABDOMEN and just above the hip bone. The measurement is usually taken immediately after exhalation.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Waist Circumference" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Waist Circumference" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 522 publications over 17 distinct years, with a maximum of 55 publications in 2016
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