Body mass index and incident hospitalisation for cardiovascular disease in 158 546 participants from the 45 and Up Study

@inproceedings{Joshy2014BodyMI,
  title={Body mass index and incident hospitalisation for cardiovascular disease in 158 546 participants from the 45 and Up Study},
  author={Grace Joshy and Rosemary J. Korda and John R Attia and Bette Liu and Adrian Bauman and Emily Banks},
  booktitle={International Journal of Obesity},
  year={2014}
}
Objective:To investigate the relationship between fine gradations in body mass index (BMI) and risk of hospitalisation for different types of cardiovascular disease (CVD).Design, Subjects and Methods:The 45 and Up Study is a large-scale Australian cohort study initiated in 2006. Self-reported data from 158 546 individuals with no history of CVD were linked prospectively to hospitalisation and mortality data. Hazard ratios (HRs) of incident hospitalisation for specific CVD diagnoses in relation… CONTINUE READING
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