Development and validation of a population based risk algorithm for obesity: The Obesity Population Risk Tool (OPoRT)

@inproceedings{Lebenbaum2018DevelopmentAV,
  title={Development and validation of a population based risk algorithm for obesity: The Obesity Population Risk Tool (OPoRT)},
  author={Michael Lebenbaum and Osvaldo Espin-Garcia and Yi Li and Laura C Rosella},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2018}
}
BACKGROUND Given the dramatic rise in the prevalence of obesity, greater focus on prevention is necessary. We sought to develop and validate a population risk tool for obesity to inform prevention efforts. METHODS We developed the Obesity Population Risk Tool (OPoRT) using the longitudinal National Population Health Survey and sex-specific Generalized… CONTINUE READING