Body Mass Index and Risk for Intubation or Death in SARS-CoV-2 Infection: A Retrospective Cohort Study

Study (n=2466,New York) found that compared with overweight patients, patients with obesity had higher risk for intubation or death, with highest risk among those with class 3 obesity (HR 1.6;95% CI,1.1-2.1). Link was primarily seen in patients <65 years and not in older patients


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