TITLE

Risk factor correlates of body mass index

AUTHOR(S)
Rabkin, Simon W.; Chen, Yue; Leiter, Lawrence; Liu, Liyan; Reeder, Bruce A.
PUB. DATE
July 1997
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;07/01/97 Supplement, Vol. 157, pS26
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
22933608

 

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