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Relation between body mass index and mortality in an unusually slim cohort.

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STUDY OBJECTIVE: To investigate the relation between body mass index and mortality in an unusually slim cohort. DESIGN: Prospective cohort study. SETTING: United Kingdom. PARTICIPANTS: About 11,000 non-meat eaters and their meat eating friends and relatives, with a median age of 33 years were recruited between 1980 and 1984. More than 20% of the cohort had a self reported BMI below 20 kg/m(2) at recruitment. There were 195,000 person years of observation after a mean of 18.0 years of follow u...

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Publisher copy:
10.1136/jech.57.2.130

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Thorogood, M More by this author
Appleby, PN More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Cancer Epidemiology Unit
Journal:
Journal of epidemiology and community health
Volume:
57
Issue:
2
Pages:
130-133
Publication date:
2003-02-05
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EISSN:
1470-2738
ISSN:
0143-005X
URN:
uuid:a7bfcf04-eb56-417c-85ee-62ca95e16d80
Source identifiers:
8069
Local pid:
pubs:8069

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