Investigation of methodological factors potentially underlying the apparently paradoxical findings on body mass index and all-cause mortality
Introduction: Findings regarding the association between overweight and all-cause mortality range from significantly lower to higher risk, compared with body-mass-index (BMI) within the "normal'' range. Methods: We examined empirically potential methodological explanations for these apparently conflicting results using questionnaire and linked mortality data from 246,314 individuals aged >= 45 years in the Australian 45 and Up Study (11,127 deaths; median follow-up 3.9 years). Hazard ratios...[Show more]
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|Source:||PLoS One 9.2 (2014): e88641|
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