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Body-mass index and long-term risk of sepsis-related mortality: a population-based cohort study of 0.5 million Chinese adults

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Background
Sepsis represents a major worldwide healthcare burden. However, how body-mass index (BMI) is related to the long-term risk of sepsis-related mortality in low- and middle-income countries remains uncertain.

Methods
We examined the associations of sepsis-related mortality with both baseline BMI and waist circumference (WC) using data from China Kadoorie Biobank, a prospective cohort recruited during 2004–2008 and followed up to December 2016. After excluding particip...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1186/s13054-020-03229-2

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Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
Critical Care Journal website
Volume:
24
Issue:
1
Article number:
534
Publication date:
2020-08-31
Acceptance date:
2020-08-07
DOI:
EISSN:
1466-609X
ISSN:
1364-8535
Pmid:
32867859
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1129789
Local pid:
pubs:1129789
Deposit date:
2020-10-13

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