Changes in body weight and health-related quality-of-life in the older adult population

@article{LenMuoz2005ChangesIB,
  title={Changes in body weight and health-related quality-of-life in the older adult population},
  author={Luz Ma Le{\'o}n-Mu{\~n}oz and Pilar Guallar-Castill{\'o}n and J R Banegas Banegas and Juan Luis Guti{\'e}rrez-Fisac and Esther Lopez-Garcia and Francisco Javier G{\'o}mez Jim{\'e}nez and Fernando Rodr{\'i}guez-Artalejo},
  journal={International Journal of Obesity},
  year={2005},
  volume={29},
  pages={1385-1391}
}
BACKGROUND:No other study has ascertained the short-term impact of weight change on health-related quality-of-life (HRQL) on a national sample of older adults.OBJECTIVE:To examine the relationship between change in body weight and HRQL among the older adult population.METHODS:We carried out a prospective study from 2001 to 2003 of a cohort of 2364 persons, representative of the noninstitutionalised Spanish population aged 60 y and over. Weight changes during the period 2001–2003 were self… CONTINUE READING

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