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Hospital admissions in relation to body mass index in UK women: a prospective cohort study.

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BACKGROUND: Adiposity is associated with many adverse health outcomes but little direct evidence exists about its impact on the use of health care services. We aim to describe the relationship between body mass index (BMI) and rates of hospital admission in middle-aged UK women. METHODS: Among 1,251,619 Million Women Study participants, 50- to 64-years old at entry into the study, routine data on hospital admissions were used to estimate hospitalization rates according to BMI after standardiz...

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10.1186/1741-7015-12-45

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University of Oxford
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University of Oxford
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Nuffield Department of Population Health
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Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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BioMed Central Publisher's website
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BMC medicine Journal website
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12
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1
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45
Publication date:
2014-01-01
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1741-7015
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1741-7015
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457861
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2014-05-10

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