Independent associations between weight status and disability in adults: results from the Health Survey for England.

@article{Lidstone2006IndependentAB,
  title={Independent associations between weight status and disability in adults: results from the Health Survey for England.},
  author={Jane S M Lidstone and L J Ells and Peter Finn and Vicki J Whittaker and John R Wilkinson and Carolyn Dawn Summerbell},
  journal={Public health},
  year={2006},
  volume={120 5},
  pages={412-7}
}
OBJECTIVES While direct links between obesity and some illnesses are well-established, there is a relative paucity of research on associations between obesity and disabilities. The aim of this study was to test for significant associations between overweight and obesity and the presence of a wide range of disabling conditions in adults, controlling for sex, age, education, social class, income, cigarette smoking status and alcohol consumption. STUDY DESIGN Data were extracted from the Health… CONTINUE READING
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