Is There a Reversal in the Effect of Obesity on Mortality in Old Age?

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Studies of obesity and its relationship with mortality risk in older persons have yielded conflicting results. We aimed to examine the age-related associations between obesity and mortality in older persons. Data were drawn from the Cross-Sectional and Longitudinal Aging Study (CALAS), a national survey of a random sample of older Jewish persons in Israel… (More)
DOI: 10.4061/2011/765071

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