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Associations between body-mass index and COVID-19 severity in 6·9 million people in England: a prospective, community-based, cohort study

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BACKGROUND: Obesity is a major risk factor for adverse outcomes after infection with SARS-CoV-2. We aimed to examine this association, including interactions with demographic and behavioural characteristics, type 2 diabetes, and other health conditions. METHODS: In this prospective, community-based, cohort study, we used de-identified patient-level data from the QResearch database of general practices in England, UK. We extracted data for patients aged 20 years and older who were registered a...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1016/S2213-8587(21)00089-9

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-7536-922X
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology Journal website
Volume:
9
Issue:
6
Pages:
350-359
Publication date:
2021-04-28
Acceptance date:
2021-03-20
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EISSN:
2213-8595
ISSN:
2213-8587
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1174400
Local pid:
pubs:1174400
Deposit date:
2021-05-12

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