Health and mortality consequences of abdominal obesity: evidence from the AusDiab study Academic Article uri icon


  • OBJECTIVE: To provide an estimate of the morbidity and mortality resulting from abdominal overweight and obesity in the Australian population. DESIGN AND SETTING: Prospective, national, population-based study (the Australian Diabetes, Obesity and Lifestyle [AusDiab] study). PARTICIPANTS: 6072 men and women aged>or=25 years at study entry between May 1999 and December 2000, and aged


  • Cameron, Adrian J
  • Dunstan, David W
  • Owen, Neville
  • Zimmet, Paul Z
  • Barr, Elizabeth LM
  • Tonkin, Andrew M
  • Magliano, Dianna J
  • Murray, Shirley G
  • Welborn, Timothy A
  • Shaw, Jonathan E

publication date

  • August 2009

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