Obesity status and sick leave: a systematic review

@article{Neovius2009ObesitySA,
  title={Obesity status and sick leave: a systematic review},
  author={K. Neovius and K. Johansson and M. Kark and M. Neovius},
  journal={Obesity Reviews},
  year={2009},
  volume={10}
}
This review identified 36 studies on the relation between obesity status and sick leave. Pooling of effect estimates was not possible due to great heterogeneity between studies regarding definition of sick leave (short‐term/long‐term), measure of obesity (body mass index/waist circumference/percentage body fat), definition of obesity status (World Health Organization standards/other), study population (sex/age/occupation/country) and exposure and outcome ascertainment (self‐reported/objectively… Expand
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