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Body mass index and mortality in China: a 15-year prospective study of 220 000 men.

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BACKGROUND: In China, there have been few large prospective studies of the associations of body mass index (BMI) with overall and cause-specific mortality that have simultaneously controlled for biases that can be caused by pre-existing disease and smoking. METHODS: Prospective cohort study of 224 064 men, of whom 40 700 died during follow-up between 1990-91 and 2006. Analyses restricted to 142 214 men aged 40-79 years at baseline with no disease history and, to further reduce bias from pre-e...

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10.1093/ije/dyr208

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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International journal of epidemiology More from this journal
Volume:
41
Issue:
2
Pages:
472-481
Publication date:
2012-04-01
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EISSN:
1464-3685
ISSN:
0300-5771
Language:
English
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uuid:fa1d9031-7efa-499c-af99-c50fd202803d
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245904
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2012-12-19

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