Journal article

Relationship between body adiposity measures and risk of primary knee and hip replacement for osteoarthritis: a prospective cohort study

Yuanyuan Wang, Julie Anne Simpson, Anita Wluka, Andrew J Teichtahl, Dallas R English, Graham G Giles, Stephen Graves, Flavia M Cicuttini

ARTHRITIS RESEARCH & THERAPY | BMC | Published : 2009

Grants

Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council


Awarded by NHMRC Public Health (Australia) Fellowships


Funding Acknowledgements

The MCCS recruitment was funded by VicHealth and The Cancer Council of Victoria. The MCCS was funded by a program grant from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC 209057), a capacity-building grant (NHMRC 251533), and an enabling grant (NHMRC 396414), and was further supported by infrastructure provided by The Cancer Council of Victoria. YW and AEW are the recipients of NHMRC Public Health (Australia) Fellowships (NHMRC 465142 and NHMRC 317840, respectively). The authors would especially like to thank data manager Lisa Ingerson and statistician Nicole Pratt from the Australian Orthopaedic Association National Joint Replacement Registry, and Ms Georgina Marr from The Cancer Council Victoria.