The cross-sectional relationship between body mass index, waist-hip ratio, and cognitive performance in postmenopausal women enrolled in the Women's Health Initiative.

Publication Type:

Journal Article


Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, Volume 58, Issue 8, p.1427-32 (2010)


2010, Aged, Body Mass Index, Center-Authored Paper, Cognition, Cross-Sectional Studies, Female, Humans, Multivariate Analysis, Neuropsychological Tests, Obesity, Postmenopause, Public Health Sciences Division, Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic, Waist-Hip Ratio


To determine whether body mass index (BMI) is independently associated with cognitive function in postmenopausal women and the relationship between body fat distribution as estimated by waist-hip ratio (WHR).