Association of COVID-19 Stay-at-Home Orders With Weight Change

JAMA Network Open

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About The Study: This analysis of electronic medical record data for more than 102,000 adults found that changes in weight or body mass index seen after the COVID-19 shutdown were not significantly greater than those occurring during the pre-shutdown period.

Authors: Rena R. Wing, Ph.D., of Miriam Hospital in Providence, Rhode Island, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.17313)

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