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Research Article

Differences between Adiposity Indicators for Predicting All-Cause Mortality in a Representative Sample of United States Non-Elderly Adults

  • Henry S. Kahn mail,

    hkahn@cdc.gov

    Affiliation: Division of Diabetes Translation, U. S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Kai McKeever Bullard,

    Affiliation: Division of Diabetes Translation, U. S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Lawrence E. Barker,

    Affiliation: Division of Diabetes Translation, U. S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Giuseppina Imperatore

    Affiliation: Division of Diabetes Translation, U. S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Published: November 30, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0050428

About the Authors

Henry S. Kahn, Kai McKeever Bullard, Lawrence E. Barker, Giuseppina Imperatore
Division of Diabetes Translation, U. S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: hkahn@cdc.gov

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: HSK KMB. Analyzed the data: KMB. Wrote the paper: HSK. Refined concept and design: LEB GI. Critical intellectual revision: LEB GI.