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Hospital costs in relation to body mass index in 1.1 million women in England: a prospective cohort study

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Background

Excess weight is associated with poorer health and higher healthcare costs. However, a detailed understanding of the effects of excess weight on total hospital costs and costs for different health conditions, is lacking.

Methods

1.1 million women in England in the Million Women Study cohort, aged 50-64 years at recruitment in 1996-2001, were followed and annual hospital costs and admission rates were estimated for April 2006-March 2011 in relation to bo...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1016/S2468-2667(17)30062-2

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Population Health
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
NDM Experimental Medicine
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
NDM Experimental Medicine
Role:
Author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
NDM Experimental Medicine
Role:
Author
More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Population Health
Role:
Author
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Funding agency for:
Kent, S
Grant:
DRF-2014-07-029
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Funding agency for:
Jebb, S
Grant:
CollaborationforLeadershipinAppliedHealthResearch
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Funding agency for:
Cairns, B
Grant:
RE/13/1/30181
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Lancet Public Health Journal website
Volume:
2
Issue:
5
Pages:
e214-e222
Publication date:
2017-04-01
Acceptance date:
2017-02-22
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685211
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pubs:685211
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pubs:685211
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2017-03-10

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