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Body mass index and the risk of disability retirement: a systematic review and meta-analysis
  1. Rahman Shiri1,
  2. Kobra Falah-Hassani2,
  3. Tea Lallukka1,3
  1. 1Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
  2. 2University of Oulu and Oulu University Hospital, Oulu, Finland
  3. 3Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
  1. Correspondence to Dr Rahman Shiri, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, FI-00032 Työterveyslaitos, Finland; rahman.shiri{at}ttl.fi

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  • Contributors RS planned the study, conducted literature searches, screened the studies, extracted data, assessed the studies for the risk of bias, carried out the meta-analyses and wrote the manuscript. KF-H screened the studies, extracted data, assessed the studies for the risk of bias and critically revised the manuscript. TL planned the study and critically revised the manuscript.

  • Funding TL is supported by the Academy of Finland (Grants #287488 and #319200) and the Finnish Work Environment Fund (Grant #117308). RS is supported by the Academy of Finland (Grant #319200).

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent for publication Not required.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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  • Contributors RS planned the study, conducted literature searches, screened the studies, extracted data, assessed the studies for the risk of bias, carried out the meta-analyses and wrote the manuscript. KF-H screened the studies, extracted data, assessed the studies for the risk of bias and critically revised the manuscript. TL planned the study and critically revised the manuscript.

  • Funding TL is supported by the Academy of Finland (Grants #287488 and #319200) and the Finnish Work Environment Fund (Grant #117308). RS is supported by the Academy of Finland (Grant #319200).

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent for publication Not required.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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