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Age differences in the association of childhood obesity with area-level and school-level deprivation: cross-classified multilevel analysis of cross-sectional data.

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OBJECTIVE: Evidence suggests that area-level deprivation is associated with obesity independently of individual socioeconomic status; however, although the school may also have an impact on child health, few studies have investigated the association between school-level deprivation and the body mass index (BMI) of students. The aim of this study was to assess the relationship between the BMI for children of different ages and area-level and school-level deprivation. SUBJECTS: BMI measurement...

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10.1038/ijo.2011.191

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Townsend, N More by this author
Journal:
International journal of obesity (2005)
Volume:
36
Issue:
1
Pages:
45-52
Publication date:
2012-01-05
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EISSN:
1476-5497
ISSN:
0307-0565
URN:
uuid:0a674185-4b1b-4862-9d7a-60b524d898d9
Source identifiers:
193393
Local pid:
pubs:193393

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