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Association between Class III Obesity (BMI of 40-59 kg/m(2)) and Mortality: A Pooled Analysis of 20 Prospective Studies

Cari M Kitahara, Alan J Flint, Amy Berrington de Gonzalez, Leslie Bernstein, Michelle Brotzman, Robert J MacInnis, Steven C Moore, Kim Robien, Philip S Rosenberg, Pramil N Singh, Elisabete Weiderpass, Hans Olov Adami, Hoda Anton-Culver, Rachel Ballard-Barbash, Julie E Buring, D Michal Freedman, Gary E Fraser, Laura E Beane Freeman, Susan M Gapstur, John Michael Gaziano Show all

PLoS Medicine | PUBLIC LIBRARY SCIENCE | Published : 2014



Funding Acknowledgements

This work was supported in part by the Intramural Research Program of the National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health. Certain data were provided by the Vital Statistics Administration, Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Baltimore, Maryland. The funders had no role in the study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.