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Approved Research

Comparison of the association of fat mass, BMI, and other obesity indicators with all-cause and cause-specific mortality

Principal Investigator: Dr Zhenhua Xing
Approved Research ID: 59776
Approval date: September 21st 2020

Lay summary

Aim: we evaluate the effectiveness of fat mass, BMI, and other obesity indicators(waist circumference, Waist-to-Hip ratio)to predict all-cause and cause-specific mortality

scientific rationale: it is still unclear which indicator of obesity is highly close to all-cause mortality and cause-specific mortality.

public health impact: The founding of our study will help us control obesity and choose suitable indicators of obesity

project duration:3 years