The Association Between Obesity and the Frailty Syndrome in Older Women: The Women's Health and Aging Studies

@article{Blaum2005TheAB,
  title={The Association Between Obesity and the Frailty Syndrome in Older Women: The Women's Health and Aging Studies},
  author={Caroline S Blaum and Qian-Li Xue and Elisabete Michelon and Richard D. Semba and Linda P Fried},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  year={2005},
  volume={53}
}
OBJECTIVES To determine whether obesity is associated with the frailty phenotype and, if so, whether comorbid conditions or inflammatory markers explain this association. [...] Key MethodDESIGN Cross-sectional analysis of baseline data from the Women's Health and Aging Studies I (1992) and II (1994), complementary population-based studies. SETTING Twelve contiguous ZIP code areas in Baltimore, Maryland. Expand
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