Increased attendance rate: BMI matters, lifestyles don't. Results from the Dutch SMILE study.

@article{Steenkiste2010IncreasedAR,
  title={Increased attendance rate: BMI matters, lifestyles don't. Results from the Dutch SMILE study.},
  author={Ben van Steenkiste and Mieke F Knevel and Marjan van den Akker and Job Metsemakers},
  journal={Family practice},
  year={2010},
  volume={27 6},
  pages={632-7}
}
INTRODUCTION a small group of frequent attenders is responsible for a disproportional large percentage of all daytime consultations in general practice. High attendance rates are related to demographic and psychological characteristics. Differences in attendance rates are only partly explained by chronic diseases. Furthermore, lifestyles might be relevant too. The aim of this study was to examine the effect of lifestyle on attendance rates. METHOD this study is part of the Study of Medical… CONTINUE READING

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