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What is a healthy body mass index for women in their seventies? Results from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health

van Uffelen, Jannique, Berecki-Gisolf, Janneke, Brown, Wendy J and Dobson, Annette J (2010) What is a healthy body mass index for women in their seventies? Results from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health. Journals of Gerontology. Series A: Biological Sciences & Medical Sciences, 65A (8). pp. 847-853. ISSN 1079-5006

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Abstract

This study examines the relevance of the World Health Organization (WHO) optimal range for body mass index (BMI) of 18.5–25 kg/m2 to morbidity in older women.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: BMI, chronic conditions, aged, elderly, deaths, mortality, surveys, hospital stays, ALSWH, Australia
Subjects: Current > FOR Classification > 1103 Clinical Sciences
Historical > Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > Institute of Sport, Exercise and Active Living (ISEAL)
Depositing User: VUIR
Date Deposited: 18 Jan 2013 00:01
Last Modified: 25 Nov 2019 02:15
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/21405
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1093/gerona/glq058
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