The association between body mass index and health and economic outcomes in Brazil

Abstract

Background Obesity is associated with significant physical, psychosocial and economic burden globally. In Brazil, almost 50% of the population is either overweight or obese. The prevalence of morbid obesity increased by 255% between 1975 and 2003. The current study sought to quantify the relationship between weight status and health outcomes. Methods Data… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/s13098-018-0322-9

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