Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, February 17th, 2003
"We conducted a prospective cohort study among 21,414 U.S. male physicians participating in the Physicians' Health Study. Incidence of total, ischemic, and hemorrhagic stroke was measured by self-report and confirmed by medical record review.
"We used Cox proportional hazards models to evaluate the association of body mass index (BMI), calculated as self-reported weight in kilograms divided by the square of the height in meters, with risk of total, ischemic, and...
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