Does obesity associate with mortality among hispanic persons? Results from the national health interview survey

Tapan Mehta, Raymond McCubrey, Nicholas M. Pajewski, Scott W. Keith, David B. Allison, Carlos J. Crespo, Kevin R. Fontaine

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Abstract

Objective To evaluate the association between BMI: kg/m2 and mortality among Hispanic adults. Design and Methods Eight years (1997-2004) of National Health Interview Survey data linked to public-use mortality follow-up data through 2006 were acquired. Using Cox proportional hazards regression, separate models for two attained age strata (18 to

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1474-1477
Number of pages4
JournalObesity
Volume21
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 2013
Externally publishedYes

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Endocrinology
  • Medicine (miscellaneous)
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Nutrition and Dietetics

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Mehta, T., McCubrey, R., Pajewski, N. M., Keith, S. W., Allison, D. B., Crespo, C. J., & Fontaine, K. R. (2013). Does obesity associate with mortality among hispanic persons? Results from the national health interview survey. Obesity, 21(7), 1474-1477. https://doi.org/10.1002/oby.20105