Body mass index and risk of COVID-19 diagnosis, hospitalisation, and death: a cohort study of 2 524 926 Catalans
Context: A comprehensive understanding of the association between body mass index (BMI) and COVID-19 is still lacking.
Objective: To investigate associations between BMI and risk of COVID-19 diagnosis, hospitalisation with COVID-19, and death after a COVID-19 diagnosis or hospitalisation (subsequent death), accounting for potential effect modification by age and sex.
Design: Population-based cohort study. Setting: Primary c...Expand abstract
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