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Healthcare use and costs in relation to body mass index in over one million middle-aged and older women in England

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Rates of overweight and obesity worldwide have increased substantially in recent decades. In England, over 60% of adults are now overweight or obese. Because excess weight is associated with higher risks of chronic conditions, including type-2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, osteoarthritis, and certain cancers, as well as with premature death, it constitutes a major health burden. It is also associated with higher total healthcare spending, but how the associations differ in different he...

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University of Oxford
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2018-10-22

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