Weight, mortality, years of healthy life, and active life expectancy in older adults.

@article{Diehr2008WeightMY,
  title={Weight, mortality, years of healthy life, and active life expectancy in older adults.},
  author={Paula H Diehr and Ellen S O'Meara and Annette Fitzpatrick and Anne B. Newman and Lewis H. Kuller and Gregory Burke},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  year={2008},
  volume={56 1},
  pages={76-83}
}
OBJECTIVES To determine whether weight categories predict subsequent mortality and morbidity in older adults. DESIGN Multistate life tables, using data from the Cardiovascular Health Study, a longitudinal population-based cohort of older adults. SETTING Data were provided by community-dwelling seniors in four U.S. counties: Forsyth County, North Carolina; Sacramento County, California; Washington County, Maryland; and Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. PARTICIPANTS Five thousand eight… CONTINUE READING

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