Explain Waist-Hip Ratio with example

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Explain Waist-Hip Ratio with example.


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WAIST-HIP-RATIO (WHR):
WHR means ‘Waist-to-Hip-Ratio’ this is the ratio of circumference of waist to that of the hips.
Test Administration : It is calculated by measuring the smaller circumference of the waist (above the belly) and dividing by the hip circumference at the widest part of bullocks/hip. The ratio is applied both to men and women.
Evaluation of Test: WHR is good indicator of health and attractiveness of a person. The ratio around 0-7 is considered good and health among women, whereas the ratio at around 0-9 is considered health among men. These persons have less chances of health problems like diabetes, cardiovascular disorders, cancers elc. These persons will also look attractive.
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