Body mass index in young adulthood and premature death: analyses of the US National Health Interview Survey linked mortality files.

@article{Ma2011BodyMI,
  title={Body mass index in young adulthood and premature death: analyses of the US National Health Interview Survey linked mortality files.},
  author={Jiemin Ma and W Dana Flanders and Elizabeth M. Ward and Ahmedin Jemal},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={2011},
  volume={174 8},
  pages={934-44}
}
Knowledge of the association between body mass index (weight (kg)/height (m)(2)) and premature death in young adulthood is very limited, especially for specific causes of death. Using the US National Health Interview Survey linked mortality files, the authors examined the relation between body mass index and premature death from all causes, cardiovascular… CONTINUE READING