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Screening and brief intervention for obesity in primary care: cost-effectiveness analysis in the BWeL trial

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Background The Brief Intervention for Weight Loss Trial enrolled 1882 consecutively attending primary care patients who were obese and participants were randomised to physicians opportunistically endorsing, offering, and facilitating a referral to a weight loss programme (support) or recommending weight loss (advice). After one year, the support group lost 1.4 kg more (95%CI 0.9 to 2.0): 2.4 kg versus 1.0 kg. We use a cohort simulation to predict effects on disease incidence,... Expand abstract
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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1038/s41366-018-0295-7

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ORCID:
0000-0001-5021-0143
Publisher:
Springer Nature
Journal:
International Journal of Obesity More from this journal
Volume:
43
Pages:
2066–2075
Publication date:
2019-01-31
Acceptance date:
2018-11-29
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ISSN:
1476-5497
Language:
English
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pubs:967943
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uuid:f692a73a-5879-485d-a69d-d3c100ff4ea3
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pubs:967943
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967943
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2019-02-08

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