Objectives. I examined age patterns of mortality differentials associated with body mass because the declining age effect observed in previous comparisons of cross-sectional age groups is susceptible to cohort and period distortions and because previous studies used time since baseline as time at risk, making the evaluation of age-specific mortality impossible. Methods. I conducted a parametric survival analysis of data from the 1988-1994 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey for 3...[Show more]
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