Life course body mass index and risk of knee osteoarthritis at the age of 53 years: evidence from the 1946 British birth cohort study

Andrew K Wills, Stephanie Black, Rachel Cooper, Russell J Coppack, Rebecca Hardy, Kathryn Remmes Martin, Cyrus Cooper, Diana Kuh

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Abstract

The authors examined how body mass index (BMI) across life is linked to the risk of midlife knee osteoarthritis (OA), testing whether prolonged exposure to high BMI or high BMI at a particular period has the greatest influence on the risk of knee OA.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)655-60
Number of pages6
JournalAnnals of the Rheumatic Diseases
Volume71
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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