Elevated body mass index and mortality risk in the elderly.

@article{Janssen2007ElevatedBM,
  title={Elevated body mass index and mortality risk in the elderly.},
  author={Ian Janssen and Amy E. Mark},
  journal={Obesity reviews : an official journal of the International Association for the Study of Obesity},
  year={2007},
  volume={8 1},
  pages={41-59}
}
The purpose of this report was to perform a systematic review and meta-analysis of the studies examining the impact of an elevated body mass index (BMI) on mortality risk in elderly (> or =65 years) men and women. A variance-based method of meta-analysis was used to summarize the relationships from available studies. The summary relative risk of all-cause mortality from the 26 analyses that included a risk estimate for a BMI within the overweight range was 1.00 (95% confidence intervals, 0.97-1… CONTINUE READING
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