Published In

The Journals of Gerontology. Series A, Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

4-21-2021

Subjects

Comorbidity, Chronic diseases -- Etiology

Abstract

Obesity and multimorbidity are more prevalent among U.S. racial/ethnic minority groups. Evaluating racial/ethnic disparities in disease accumulation according to body-mass index (BMI) may guide interventions to reduce multimorbidity burden in vulnerable racial/ethnic groups.

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Creative Commons License

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

DOI

10.1093/gerona/glab116

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