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Economic implications of obesity among people with atherothrombotic disease

Ademi, Z; Walls, Helen; Peeters, Anna; Liew, Danny; Hollingsworth, B; Stevenson, C; Steg, Ph-G; Bhatt, DL; Reid, Christopher M

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Objective:The purpose of this study was to ascertain the impact of obesity on the cost of disease management in people with or at high risk of atherothrombotic disease from a governmental perspective using a bottom-up approach to cost estimation. In addition, the aim was also to explore the causes of any differences found.Method:The health-care costs of obesity were estimated from 2819 participants recruited into the nationwide Australian REACH Registry with established atherothrombotic disease...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/50203
Source: International Journal of Obesity
DOI: 10.1038/ijo.2010.42

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