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Dynamic Association of Mortality Hazard with Body Shape

Published on Feb 20, 2014in PLOS ONE2.78
· DOI :10.1371/journal.pone.0088793
Nir Y. Krakauer20
Estimated H-index: 20
(CCNY: City College of New York),
Jesse C. Krakauer10
Estimated H-index: 10
Abstract
Background A Body Shape Index (ABSI) had been derived from a study of the United States National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 1999–2004 mortality data to quantify the risk associated with abdominal obesity (as indicated by a wide waist relative to height and body mass index). A national survey with longer follow-up, the British Health and Lifestyle Survey (HALS), provides another opportunity to assess the predictive power for mortality of ABSI. HALS also includes repeat observations, allowing estimation of the implications of changes in ABSI.
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