Adult obesity and number of years lived with and without cardiovascular disease.

@article{Silva2006AdultOA,
  title={Adult obesity and number of years lived with and without cardiovascular disease.},
  author={M. Carolina Pardo Silva and C De laet and Wilma Johanna Nusselder and Abdulah A Mamun and Anna Peeters},
  journal={Obesity},
  year={2006},
  volume={14 7},
  pages={1264-73}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the differences in number of years lived free of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and number of years lived with CVD between men and women who were obese, pre-obese, or normal weight at 45 years of age. RESEARCH METHODS AND PROCEDURES We constructed multistate life tables for CVD, myocardial infarction, and stroke, using data from 2551 enrollees (1130 men) in the Framingham Heart Study who were 45 years of age. RESULTS Obesity and pre-obesity were associated with fewer… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Topics from this paper.
25 Citations
0 References
Similar Papers

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 25 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…