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Obese females with BMI of 35 or more cost employers $2485 per year more than normal weight females
Tuesday, September 27, 2005 10:11 am Email this article
Medical costs and missing work associated with being overweight and obese range from $175 per year for overweight males to $2485 for obese females with a BMI of 35 or more according to a new study from RTI International Health, Social and Economics Research in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA.
Finkelstein E, Fiebelkorn C, Wang G. The costs of obesity among full-time employees. Am J Health Promot. 2005 Sep-Oct, 20(1):45-51.
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Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709-2194, USA
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