The longitudinal association between weight change and health-related quality of life: the KORA S4/F4 cohort study

@article{Laxy2013TheLA,
  title={The longitudinal association between weight change and health-related quality of life: the KORA S4/F4 cohort study},
  author={Michael Laxy and Rolf Holle and Angela D{\"o}ring and Annette Peters and Matthias Hunger},
  journal={International Journal of Public Health},
  year={2013},
  volume={59},
  pages={279-288}
}
Despite the increasing importance of patient-centered perspectives, the impact of weight change on the health-related quality of life (HRQL) has remained unclear. This work aims to investigate this longitudinal relationship. Data was collected from a population-based cohort study of 3,080 Germans. Anthropometrics and HRQL were assessed at baseline and after a 7-year follow-up period. Using linear regression the average change in HRQL scores was calculated among 5 mutually exclusive weight… CONTINUE READING
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