Obesity & Cancer are Independently Associated with Increased Comorbid Risk in Distinct 2013 Data Sources: Clalit Israel Emr & United States National Health and... Academic Article uri icon


  • METHODS• The current study examined Charlson Comorbidity Index (CCI) scores associated with obesity and a history of cancer across two distinct populations and study designs/databases:–An Israeli electronic medical record (EMR) database–A US self- reported online survey• This study helps address:–The relative lack of large, population- based data examining the potential comorbid burden associated with co-occurring obesity and cancer across geographies–The lack of studies examining the generalizability of these results across distinct settings

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  • May 1, 2014