Association between obesity status in young adulthood and disability pension

@article{Neovius2008AssociationBO,
  title={Association between obesity status in young adulthood and disability pension},
  author={Martin G Neovius and Malin Kark and Finn N. Rasmussen},
  journal={International Journal of Obesity},
  year={2008},
  volume={32},
  pages={1319-1326}
}
Objective:Obesity and underweight in young adulthood are associated with greater risk of future disability pension. Neither underlying causes of disability pension nor whether overweight confers excess risk is established in this age group. The aim of this study was to investigate risk of future disability pension according to body mass index (BMI) in young adulthood.Design:BMI was measured at military conscription (1969–1994; n=1 191 027; mean age 18.3±0.5 years). Date and cause of disability… CONTINUE READING