An intermediate body mass index (23 to 30/m2 was associated with the most favorable mortality in older women

September 2007
ACP Journal Club;Sept/Oct2007, Vol. 147 Issue 2, p52
Academic Journal
The article discusses the association between measures of body composition and mortality in women aged 65 years and above. It is stated that in women 65 years of age, those with the highest values for measures of body composition did not have increased risk for mortality compared with women with the lowest values. Details of the study and a chart on the same are also provided.


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