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The independent association of overweight and obesity with breathlessness in adults: a cross-sectional, population-based study

Currow, David C.; Dal Grande, Eleonora; Sidhu, Calvin; Ekström, Magnus; Johnson, Miriam J.

Authors

David C. Currow

Eleonora Dal Grande

Calvin Sidhu

Magnus Ekström



Abstract

Obesity is an independent risk factor for chronic breathlessness and should be assessed in people with this symptom.

Citation

Currow, D. C., Dal Grande, E., Sidhu, C., Ekström, M., & Johnson, M. J. (2017). The independent association of overweight and obesity with breathlessness in adults: a cross-sectional, population-based study. The European respiratory journal, 50(3), https://doi.org/10.1183/13993003.00558-2017

Acceptance Date Jun 24, 2017
Online Publication Date Sep 27, 2017
Publication Date 2017-09
Deposit Date Jul 10, 2017
Publicly Available Date Mar 27, 2018
Journal European respiratory journal
Print ISSN 0903-1936
Electronic ISSN 1399-3003
Publisher European Respiratory Society
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 50
Issue 3
Article Number 1700558
DOI https://doi.org/10.1183/13993003.00558-2017
Keywords Breathlessness; Obesity; Overweight; Period prevalence; Impaired activities of daily living; Randomised population survey; Body mass index
Public URL https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/453428
Publisher URL http://erj.ersjournals.com/content/50/3/1700558
Copyright Statement ©2018 University of Hull
Additional Information This is the accepted manuscript of an article published in European respiratory journal, 2017. The version of record is available at the DOI link in this record.

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