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Journal of Aging Research
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 905094, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/905094
Research Article

The Impact of Body Mass Index and Weight Changes on Disability Transitions and Mortality in Brazilian Older Adults

1Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1206 South 4th Street, Champaign, IL 61820, USA
2Zilber School of Public Health, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 1240 N. 10th Street, Milwaukee, WI 53205, USA
3School of Public Health, Departament of Epidemiology, University of São Paulo, Avenida Dr. Arnaldo, 715 Pinheiros, 01246-904 São Paulo, SP, Brazil
4School of Nursing, Department of Medical-Surgical Nursing, University of São Paulo, Avenida Dr. Enéas de Carvalho Aguiar, 419 3o. andar, Sala 318, Cerqueira Cesar, 05403-000 São Paulo, SP, Brazil

Received 2 November 2012; Revised 7 March 2013; Accepted 13 March 2013

Academic Editor: Heather Keller

Copyright © 2013 Flávia Cristina Drumond Andrade et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

How to Cite this Article

Flávia Cristina Drumond Andrade, Ahmad Iqmer Nashriq Mohd Nazan, Maria Lúcia Lebrão, and Yeda Aparecida de Oliveira Duarte, “The Impact of Body Mass Index and Weight Changes on Disability Transitions and Mortality in Brazilian Older Adults,” Journal of Aging Research, vol. 2013, Article ID 905094, 11 pages, 2013. doi:10.1155/2013/905094