Obesity and pain are associated in the United States.

 Source: Obesity (2012, 20 (7), p.1491–1495.

Follow this link for abstract.

Date of publication: June 2012.

Publication type: Research.

In a nutshell: This study builds on the findings of recent small scale studies which reported a positive association between central obesity and self-reported levels of pain. The results of this survey found an increased BMI-pain association, particularly amongst the older age group sampled.

Length of publication: 5 pages.

Some important notes: Please contact your local NHS Library for the full text of the article. Follow this link to find your local NHS Library.

Acknowledgement: Follow this link to read a correction to the original article.

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