TITLE

The exaggerated relations between diet, body weight and mortality: the case for a categorical data approach

AUTHOR(S)
Welch, H. Gilbert; Schwartz, Lisa M.; Woloshin, Steven
PUB. DATE
March 2005
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/29/2005, Vol. 172 Issue 7, p891
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Essay
ABSTRACT
Focuses on a study which investigated the relations between diet, body weight and mortality using multivariate analysis. Association of the Mediterranean diet with mortality; Effect of body mass index on mortality; Relation of increased body mass index to increased mortality.
ACCESSION #
16456731

 

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