Body Mass Index and Risk of Infections Among Women in the Danish National Birth Cohort.

Abstract

We investigated the possible association between body mass index (BMI; weight (kg)/height (m)(2)) and hospitalization or treatment for acute infection in a prospective cohort study. We linked 75,001 women enrolled in the Danish National Birth Cohort from 1996 to 2002, who had information on BMI and a broad range of confounders, to data on infectious… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/aje/kwv300

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