Research Article

Intention to Lose Weight, Weight Changes, and 18-y Mortality in Overweight Individuals without Co-Morbidities

  • Thorkild I.A Sørensen,

    Affiliation: Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, Institute of Preventive Medicine, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark

  • Aila Rissanen,

    Affiliation: Obesity Research Unit, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland

  • Maarit Korkeila,

    Affiliation: Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Finland

  • Jaakko Kaprio mail

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    Affiliations: Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Finland, Department of Mental Health, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland

  • Published: June 28, 2005
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.0020171

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