Obesity, hospital services use and costs

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  • Nana Bro Folmann
  • Kristine Skovgaard Bossen
  • Ingrid Willaing
  • Jan Sørensen
  • Andersen, John Sahl
  • Steen Ladelund
  • Torben Jørgensen
To quantify the association between obesity and somatic hospital costs and number of overall somatic hospital contacts--number of inpatient admissions, number of outpatient visits, and number of emergency department visits--based on anthropometric measurements of waist circumference (WC) and information from The National Patient Registry and The Danish Case-Mix System (DRG).
Original languageEnglish
Book seriesAdvances in Health Economics and Health Services Research
Pages (from-to)319-32
Number of pages14
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2007

    Research areas

  • Adult, Body Mass Index, Body Weight, Denmark, Female, Health Behavior, Hospital Costs, Hospitalization, Humans, Male, Middle Aged, Obesity, Registries, Regression Analysis, Retrospective Studies, Sex Distribution

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