WAIST-TO-HIPS RATIO

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the circumference of the waist divided by the circumference of the hips. This ratio is frequently utilized in cross-cultural analyses of attractiveness of an individual.

WAIST-TO-HIPS RATIO: "Individuals who have a greater waist to hips ratio may be exposed to greater risk of lifestyle diseases such as heart disease."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "WAIST-TO-HIPS RATIO," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/waist-to-hips-ratio/ (accessed July 1, 2022).

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