Body mass index and mortality among older people living in the community

Giovanni Gambassi, Roberto Bernabei, Francesco Luigi Landi, Francesco Cosimo Pagano, Pierugo Carbonin, G Zuccalà, Ra Incalzi, L Manigrasso

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Abstract

To determine if body mass index (BMI = weight/height2), predictive of mortality in seriously ill hospitalized and institutionalized patients, is also predictive of mortality in a longitudinal epidemiologic study.
Lingua originaleEnglish
pagine (da-a)1072-1076
Numero di pagine5
RivistaJournal of the American Geriatrics Society
Volume47
Stato di pubblicazionePubblicato - 1999

Keywords

  • Activities of Daily Living
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Body Mass Index
  • Community Health Services
  • Comorbidity
  • Female
  • Geriatric Assessment
  • Humans
  • Italy
  • Male
  • Mortality
  • Nutritional Status
  • Predictive Value of Tests
  • Prospective Studies
  • Regression Analysis
  • Survival Rate

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