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Fig. 2 | Cardiovascular Diabetology

Fig. 2

From: Sex-specific associations between adolescent categories of BMI with cardiovascular and non-cardiovascular mortality in midlife

Fig. 2

The relationship between adolescent BMI and mortality. Spline analysis demonstrating the non-linear relationship between BMI at adolescence and adulthood mortality among women (upper panels) and men (lower panels) comparing cardiovascular disease-related mortality (left) and non-cardiovascular disease mortality (right). The Cox models were adjusted for age, birth year, sex, residential socioeconomic status, education, country of origin and height. Dashed lines show Hazard ratios of 1.2, 1.5, 2.0 and 3.0 and their matching BMI levels (dashed arrows). The BMI level where minimal risk exists is marked by a vertical line and a full arrow

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