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Body mass index and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease-related mortality: a nationally representative prospective study of 220 000 men in China

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Background Low body mass index (BMI) is associated with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in populations where many are overweight. Substantial uncertainty remains about the relationship in populations with lower mean BMI levels, and about the relevance to it of the effects of smoking or of reverse causality.

Methods A nationally representative prospective cohort study included 221 194 Chinese men aged 40–79 years in 1990–91, who were fo...

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Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1093/ije/dyq051

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University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Clinical Trial Service Unit
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University of Oxford
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MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
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Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Clinical Trial Service Unit
Role:
Author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Clinical Trial Service Unit
Role:
Author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
International Journal of Epidemiology Journal website
Volume:
39
Issue:
4
Pages:
1027–1036
Publication date:
2010-04-16
Acceptance date:
2010-02-15
DOI:
EISSN:
1464-3685
ISSN:
0300-5771
Pmid:
20400495
Language:
English
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2016-11-04

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