Wagner J, Keuky L, Lampert R, Fraser-King L, Feinn R, Kuoch T, Scully M.
Published in International Journal of Behavioral Medicine December 2015.
Diabetes, adiposity, and socioeconomic status (SES) are all associated with decreased heart rate variability (HRV), a marker of autonomic function predictive of mortality. Cambodians have high rates of diabetes and low SES. How these factors interact to explain HRV has not been examined.
The aims of this study were to investigate associations among waist-to-hip ratio, socioeconomic status, and HRV among Cambodians with