Association between triglyceride glucose-waist to height ratio and coronary heart disease: a population-based study

  • Published on 07/08/2024
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Zhuang Yangping 1,2,3, Wang Yu 1,2,3, Sun Peifen 1,2,3, Ke Jun 1,2,3, Chen Feng 1,2,3

1 Shengli Clinical Medical College of Fujian Medical University Fujian Medical University Fuzhou China
2 Department of Emergency Fujian Provincial Hospital Fuzhou China
3 Fujian Provincial Key Laboratory of Emergency Medicine Fuzhou China


Background The Triglyceride glucose (TyG) index-related indicators improve risk stratification by identifying individuals prone to atherosclerosis early in life. This study aimed to examine the relation between TyG-waist circumference-to-height ratio (TyG-WHtR) and coronary heart disease.
Methods Data from four National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys (NHANES) cycles between 2011 and 2018 were used for a cross-sectional study. The association between...


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