Fezeu L, Julia C, Henegar A, Bitu J, Hu FB, Grobbee DE, et al. Obesity is associated with higher risk of intensive care unit admission and death in influenza A (H1N1) patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Obes Rev. 2011;12:653–9.
Louie JK, Acosta M, Samuel MC, Schechter R, Vugia DJ, Harriman K, et al. A novel risk factor for a novel virus: obesity and2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1). Clin Infect Dis. 2011;52:301–12.
Kwong JC, Campitelli MA, Rosella LC. Obesity and respiratory hospitalizations during influenza seasons in Ontario, Canada: a cohort study. Clin Infect Dis. 2011;53:413.
Cocoros NM, Lash TL, DeMaria A, Klompas M. Obesity as a risk factor for severe influenza-like illness. Influenza Other Respir Viruses. 2014;8:25–32.
Mertz D, Kim TH, Johnstone J, Lam PP, Science M, Kuster SP, et al. Populations at risk for severe or complicated influenza illness: systematic review and meta-analysis. BMJ. 2013;347:f5061.
Braun ES, Crawford FW, Desai MM, Meek J, Kirley PD, Miller L, et al. Obesity not associated with severity among hospitalized adults with seasonal influenza virus infection. Infection. 2015;43:569–75.
Plessa E, Diakakis P, Gardelis J, Thirios A, Koletsi P, Falagas ME. Clinical features, risk factors, and complications among pediatric patients with pandemic influenza A (H1N1). Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2010;49:777–81.
Chen WH, Lu CY, Shao PL, Lee PI, Kao CL, Chung MY, et al. Risk factors of severe novel influenza A (H1N1) infections in hospitalized children. J Formos Med Assoc. 2012;111:421–6.
Garcia MN, Philpott DC, Murray KO, Ontiveros A, Revell PA, Chandramohan L, et al. Clinical predictors of disease severity during the 2009-2010 A(H1N1) influenza virus pandemic in a paediatric population. Epidemiol Infect. 2015;143:2939–49.
Campitelli MA, Rosella LC, Kwong JC. The association between obesity and outpatient visits for acute respiratory infections in Ontario, Canada. Int J Obes. 2014;38:113–9.
Malosh RE, Martin ET, Callear AP, Petrie JG, Lauring AS, Lamerato L, et al. Respiratory syncytial virus hospitalization in middle-aged and older adults. J Clin Virol. 2017;96:37–43.
Okubo Y, Nochioka K, Testa MA The impact of pediatric obesity on hospitalized children with lower respiratory tract infections in the United States. Clin Respir J. 2017 [Epub ahead of print].
King MA, Nkoy FL, Maloney CG, Mihalopoulos NL. Physicians and physician trainees rarely identify or address overweight/obesity in hospitalized children. J Pediatr. 2015;167:816–20.
Woo JG, Zeller MH, Wilson K, Inge T. Obesity identified by discharge ICD-9 codes underestimates the true prevalence of obesity in hospitalized children. J Pediatr. 2009;154:327–31.
Ogden CL, Carroll MD, Kit BK, Flegal KM. Prevalence of childhood and adult obesity in the United States, 2011-2012. JAMA. 2014;311:806–14.
Carroll CL, Bhandari A, Zucker AR, Schramm CM. Childhood obesity increases duration of therapy during severe asthma exacerbations. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2006;7:527–31.
Carroll CL, Stoltz P, Raykov N, Smith SR, Zucker AR. Childhood overweight increases hospital admission rates for asthma. Pediatrics. 2007;120:734–40.
Mosen DM, Schatz M, Magid DJ, Camargo CA. The relationship between obesity and asthma severity and control in adults. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2008;122:507–11.
Quinto KB, Zuraw BL, Poon KY, Chen W, Schatz M, Christiansen SC. The association of obesity and asthma severity and control in children. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2011;128:964–9.
Barlow SE, Expert Committee. Expert committee recommendations regarding the prevention, assessment, and treatment of child and adolescent overweight and obesity: summary report. Pediatrics. 2007;120:S164–S192.
Expert Panel on the Identification, Evaluation, and Treatment of Overweight in Adults. Clinical guidelines on the identification, evaluation, and treatment of overweight and obesity in adults: executive summary. Am J Clin Nutr. 1998;688:899–917.
Nawaz H, Chan W, Abdulrahman M, Larson D, Katz DL. Self-reported weight and height: implications for obesity research. Am J Prev Med. 2001;20:294–8.
Martin ET, Archer C, McRoberts J, Kulik J, Thurston T, Lephart P, et al. Epidemiology of severe influenza outcomes among adult patients with obesity in Detroit, Michigan, 2011. Influenza Other Respir Virus. 2013;7:1004–7.