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General and abdominal adiposity and mortality in Mexico City: prospective study of 150 000 adults

Abstract:

Background: Some reports suggest that body mass index (BMI) is not strongly associated with mortality in Hispanic populations.

Objective: To assess the causal relevance of adiposity to mortality in Mexican adults, avoiding reverse causality biases.

Design: Prospective study.

Setting: 2 Mexico City districts.

Participants: 159 755 adults aged 35 years and older at recruitment, fo...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.7326/m18-3502

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Clinical Trial Service Unit
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-0641-2220
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Nuffield Dept of Population Health
Sub department:
Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Author
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Name:
Wellcome Trust
Grant:
098381/Z/99
Publisher:
American College of Physicians
Journal:
Annals of Internal Medicine More from this journal
Volume:
171
Issue:
6
Pages:
397-405
Publication date:
2019-08-13
Acceptance date:
2019-06-19
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EISSN:
1539-3704
ISSN:
0003-4819
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:1046099
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uuid:6aa3a8e9-b47b-4ee7-ba89-8e60cc961022
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1046099
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2019-08-19

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