The association between body mass index, primary healthcare use and morbidity in early childhood: findings from the Born In Bradford cohort study.

@article{Kelly2019TheAB,
  title={The association between body mass index, primary healthcare use and morbidity in early childhood: findings from the Born In Bradford cohort study.},
  author={Bakulski Kelly and Jane West and Ting-Yu Christine Yang and Deidre Mason and Tanweer Hasan and John Wright},
  journal={Public health},
  year={2019},
  volume={167},
  pages={
          21-27
        }
}
OBJECTIVES The objective of the article was to examine the association between body mass index (BMI), health and general practice (GP) healthcare use in early childhood. STUDY DESIGN This study is a prospective cohort study. METHODS Multivariate Poisson and logistic regression models were used to explore the association between BMI and health outcomes using data from the Born In Bradford cohort study, linked to routine data capturing objective measures of BMI at age 5 years, alongside GP… CONTINUE READING
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