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Health effects of overweight and obesity in 195 countries over 25 years

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BACKGROUND
Although the rising pandemic of obesity has received major attention in many countries, the effects of this attention on trends and the disease burden of obesity remain uncertain.

METHODS
We analyzed data from 68.5 million persons to assess the trends in the prevalence of overweight and obesity among children and adults between 1980 and 2015. Using the Global Burden of Disease study data and methods, we also quantified the burden of disease related to high b...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1056/NEJMoa1614362

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Global Burden of Disease 2015 Obesity Collaborators More by this author
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Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDM, Human Genetics Wt Centre
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation More from this funder
Publisher:
Massachusetts Medical Society Publisher's website
Journal:
New England Journal of Medicine Journal website
Volume:
377
Pages:
13-27
Publication date:
2017-06-12
Acceptance date:
2017-03-12
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ISSN:
1533-4406 and 0028-4793
Pubs id:
pubs:700193
URN:
uri:51a548b1-294d-4402-851d-1d90051a0211
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uuid:51a548b1-294d-4402-851d-1d90051a0211
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pubs:700193

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