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12 days ago by koenkas
High Body Mass Index Does Not Predict Mortality in Older People: Analysis of the Longitudinal Study of Aging - download
7500 people over 70, tested the theory that top 15% of BMI increased mortality in older people.

Result: When corrected for illness, of the people that died, 54% were thin & 33% were obese. Caveat: Did not take smoking as a factor.
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