[Increasing trend in the prevalence of morbid obesity in Spain: from 1.8 to 6.1 per thousand in 14 years].

@article{BasterraGortari2011IncreasingTI,
  title={[Increasing trend in the prevalence of morbid obesity in Spain: from 1.8 to 6.1 per thousand in 14 years].},
  author={Francisco Javier Basterra-Gortari and Juan Jos{\'e} Beunza and Maira Bes-Rastrollo and Estefan{\'i}a Toledo and Mart{\'i}n Garc{\'i}a-L{\'o}pez and Miguel {\'A}ngel Mart{\'i}nez-Gonz{\'a}lez},
  journal={Revista espanola de cardiologia},
  year={2011},
  volume={64 5},
  pages={424-6}
}
Obesity, and especially morbid obesity, increases the risk of cardiovascular as well as non-cardiovascular diseases. Our objective was to ascertain the trends in morbid obesity in Spain from 1993 to 2006 using representative data from 106,048 participants in the National Health Surveys. An age-adjusted Poisson regression model stratified by sex was fitted using morbid obesity as the dependent variable. An increasing trend in prevalent morbid obesity from 1.8 to 6.1 per thousand participants was… CONTINUE READING
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