A Body Shape Index and Body Roundness Index: Two new body indices for detecting association between obesity and hyperuricemia in rural area of China

Published: 16 February 2016
Author(s): Naijin Zhang, Ye Chang, Xiaofan Guo, Yintao Chen, Ning Ye, Yingxian Sun
Section: Original Article

The first objective was to examine whether A Body Shape Index (ABSI) and Body Roundness Index (BRI) can identify hyperuricemia in rural China. The second aim was to compare the relative strength of association between anthropometric indices and hyperuricemia.