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