Risk factor correlates of body mass index

Rabkin, Simon W.; Chen, Yue; Leiter, Lawrence; Liu, Liyan; Reeder, Bruce A.
July 1997
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;07/01/97 Supplement, Vol. 157, pS26
Academic Journal
The article highlights a study regarding the association of obesity, as reflected by body mass index, with other cardiovascular risk factors in Canada. The study found that the prevalence of high blood pressure increased with increasing BMI. The prevalence of physical inactivity in women tended to increase with increasing BMI except in the lowest BMI category.


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