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Determinants and extent of weight recording in UK primary care: an analysis of 5 million adults' electronic health records from 2000 to 2017

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BACKGROUND:Excess weight and unexpected weight loss are associated with multiple disease states and increased morbidity and mortality, but weight measurement is not routine in many primary care settings. The aim of this study was to characterise who has had their weight recorded in UK primary care, how frequently, by whom and in relation to which clinical events, symptoms and diagnoses. METHODS:A longitudinal analysis of UK primary care electronic health records (EHR) data from 2000 to 2017. ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1186/s12916-019-1446-y

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-0661-7362
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-1802-4217
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Oxford college:
Kellogg College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-1588-3849
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Oxford college:
Harris Manchester College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-7976-7172
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Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC Medicine Journal website
Volume:
17
Article number:
222
Publication date:
2019-11-29
Acceptance date:
2019-10-02
DOI:
EISSN:
1741-7015
Pmid:
31783757
Source identifiers:
1076286
Language:
English
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2020-01-07

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