Socioeconomic inequality in morbid obesity with body mass index more than 40 kg/m2 in the United States and England

@inproceedings{Booth2017SocioeconomicII,
  title={Socioeconomic inequality in morbid obesity with body mass index more than 40 kg/m2 in the United States and England},
  author={Helen Pascale Booth and Judith Charlton and Martin Gulliford},
  booktitle={SSM - population health},
  year={2017}
}
Introduction This study evaluated socioeconomic inequality in morbid obesity (body mass index, BMI ≥40 kg/m2) through an analysis of population health survey data in the United States (US) and England (UK). Methods We analysed data for the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey and the Health Survey for England for 2011 to 2014. Age-adjusted odds ratios (AOR) were used to evaluate income- and education-inequality. Results There were 26,898 eligible UK and 10,628 US participants… CONTINUE READING
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