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The association of education with long-term weight change in the EPIC-PANACEA cohort

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Background/objectives:Cross-sectionally, educational attainment is strongly associated with the prevalence of obesity, but this association is less clear for weight change during adult life. The objective of this study is to examine the association between educational attainment and weight change during adult life in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC).Subjects/methods:EPIC is a cohort study with 361 467 participants and up to 10 years of follow-up. Educati...

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10.1038/ejcn.2012.55

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Rohrmann, S More by this author
Steinbrecher, A More by this author
Linseisen, J More by this author
Hermann, S More by this author
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Journal:
European Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Volume:
66
Issue:
8
Pages:
957-963
Publication date:
2012-08-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1476-5640
ISSN:
0954-3007
URN:
uuid:03bafa12-4ead-4e91-b3ad-62939f917c46
Source identifiers:
348873
Local pid:
pubs:348873
Language:
English
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