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The number of years lived with obesity and the risk of all-cause and cause-specific mortality

Abdullah, Asnawi; Wolfe, Rory; Stoelwinder, Johannes U.; de Courten, Maximilian; Stevenson, C; Walls, Helen; Peeters, Anna


Background: The role of the duration of obesity as an independent risk factor for mortality has not been investigated. The aim of this study was to analyse the association between the duration of obesity and the risk of mortality. Methods: A total of 5036 participants (aged 28-62 years) of the Framingham Cohort Study were followed up every 2 years from 1948 for up to 48 years. The association between obesity duration and all-cause and cause-specific mortality was analysed using time-dependent...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: International Journal of Epidemiology
DOI: 10.1093/ije/dyr018


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