Affiliation: Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute
- The burden of mortality of obesity at middle and old age is small. A life table analysis of the US Health and Retirement SurveyMieke Reuser
Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute, P O Box 11650, 2502 AR, The Hague, The Netherlands
Eur J Epidemiol 23:601-7. 2008..8 (0.2-1.3) and 0.8 (0.0-1.5) years for men and women in a contemporary, US population. The burden of mortality of obesity is limited, compared to smoking and low education...
- Smoking kills, obesity disables: a multistate approach of the US Health and Retirement SurveyMieke Reuser
Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute, The Hague, The Netherlands
Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:783-9. 2009..3 (0.5; 2.5) years (men) and 1.4 (0.3; 2.6) years (women). A lower education decreased disability-free life, but not duration of ADL disability. In the aging baby boom, higher BMI will further increase care dependence...
- Higher education delays and shortens cognitive impairment: a multistate life table analysis of the US Health and Retirement StudyMieke Reuser
Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute NIDI, The Hague, The Netherlands
Eur J Epidemiol 26:395-403. 2011..The increased duration of cognitive impairment in minority ethnic groups needs further study, also in Europe...