Prospective cohort study of body mass index and the risk of hospitalisation: findings from 246 361 participants in the 45 and Up Study.
OBJECTIVE: To quantify the risk of hospital admission in relation to fine increments in body mass index (BMI). DESIGN, SETTING AND PARTICIPANTS: Population-based prospective cohort study of 246 361 individuals aged X45 years, from New South Wales, Australia, recruited from 2006–2009. Self-reported data on BMI and potential confounding/mediating factors were linked to hospital admission and death data. MAIN OUTCOMES: Cox-models were used to estimate the relative risk (RR) of incident all-cause...[Show more]
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|Source:||International Journal of Obesity 37 (2013): 790–799|
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