EXERCISE CAPACITY AND MORTALITY IN VETERANS WITH AND WITHOUT TYPE-2 DIABETES: AN ANALYSIS USING PROPENSITY MATCHING


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BAKTIR M. A. , Ceran Y., MYERS J.

ACTA ENDOCRINOLOGICA-BUCHAREST, vol.13, no.3, pp.378-384, 2017 (SCI-Expanded) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 13 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.4183/aeb.2017.378
  • Journal Name: ACTA ENDOCRINOLOGICA-BUCHAREST
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.378-384
  • Erciyes University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Context. Recent studies have demonstrated a strong association between cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) and mortality, but bias due to differences in the distribution of baseline variables has not been adequately considered. We studied a cohort of veterans with and without Type-2 diabetes using a propensity score matching method.