ARTÍCULO

Increasing Trend in the Prevalence of Morbid Obesity in Spain: From 1.8 to 6.1 per Thousand in 14 Years

Autores: Basterra Gortari, FJ; Beunza, JJ; Bes-Rastrollo, M; Toledo, E; García-López, M; Martínez González, Miguel Ángel
Título de la revista: Revista española de cardiología. (Ed. impresa)
ISSN: 0300-8932
Volumen: 64
Número: 5
Páginas: 424 - 426
Fecha de publicación: 2011
Resumen:
Obesity, and especially morbid obesity, increases the risk of cardiovascular as well as non-cardiovascular diseases. Our objective was to ascertain the trends in morbid obesity in Spain from 1993 to 2006 using representative data from 106,048 participants