Waist Circumference for Health Indicator

Waist circumference is a good indicator of the amount of central fat a person has, and their risk of cardiovascular disease. The people of Segamat, with help from staff and from the Ministry of Health, Public Health Office, and Medical Students from Monash University Malaysia, show that self-measurement of waist circumference is possible and it can be used in scientific studies. The paper can be read at this link http://www.nutritionj.com/content/12/1/135/abstract

Waist Circumference for Health Indicator

Waist Circumference for Health Indicator - Staff measure

SEACO Staff take the measure using Orbitape tape measure during the Health Screening in One Segamat.