Obesity and mortality: A review of the epidemiologic data

Solomon, Caren G.; Manson, JoAnne E.
October 1997
American Journal of Clinical Nutrition;Oct97 Supplement, Vol. 66, p1044S
Academic Journal
Discusses obesity and mortality in the United States. Information on the diseases associated with obesity; Statistical information from a study conducted on obesity and mortality rate.


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