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Parental socioeconomic position and development of overweight in adolescence: longitudinal study of Danish adolescents

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An inverse social gradient in overweight among adolescents has been shown in developed countries, but few studies have examined whether weight gain and the development of overweight differs among adolescents from different socioeconomic groups in a longitudinal study. The objective was to identify the possible association between parental socioeconomic position, weight change and the risk of developing overweight among adolescents between the ages 15 to 21.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TidsskriftB M C Public Health
Vol/bind10
Sider (fra-til)520
ISSN1471-2458
DOI
StatusUdgivet - jan. 2010

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