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Hospital costs in relation to body-mass index in 1.1 million women in England: a prospective cohort study

Kent, Seamus; Green, Jane; Reeves, Gillian K; Beral, Valerie; Gray, Alastair; Jebb, Susan A; Cairns, Benjamin J; Mihaylova, Borislava; Banks, Emily


Methods Women in England aged 50–64 years were recruited into the prospective Million Women Study cohort in 1996–2001 through 60 NHS breast cancer screening centres. Participants were followed up and annual hospital costs and admission rates were estimated for April 1, 2006, to March 31, 2011, in relation to body-mass index (BMI) at recruitment, overall and for categories of health conditions defined by the International Classification of Diseases 10th revision chapter of the primary...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017-04-05
Type: Journal article
Source: The Lancet Public Health
DOI: 10.1016/S2468-2667(17)30062-2
Access Rights: Open Access


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