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Worsening dietary and physical activity behaviors do not readily explain why smokers gain weight after cessation: a cohort study in young adults

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The relationship between smoking cessation and weight gain is well established but the underlying mechanisms remain poorly understood. We aimed to determine whether postcessation weight gain was mediated by changing health behaviors.A total of 281 smokers self-reported their demographic, smoking, and lifestyle characteristics in 2004-2006 (aged 26-36) and 2009-2011 (aged 31-41). Behaviors considered as potential mediators of weight gain were changes in consumption of breakfast, discretionary ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1093/ntr/ntw196

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Oxford, MSD, Obstetrics & Gynaecology
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Grant:
211316 and 544923 and fellowship APP1008299 to AJV
Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Nicotine and Tobacco Research Journal website
Volume:
19
Issue:
3
Pages:
357-366
Publication date:
2016-08-03
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EISSN:
1469-994X
ISSN:
1462-2203
Pubs id:
pubs:642609
URN:
uri:19e80a8b-584a-481d-bad4-9f0b7bbc9cfa
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uuid:19e80a8b-584a-481d-bad4-9f0b7bbc9cfa
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pubs:642609
Paper number:
3

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