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Predicting adult obesity from measures in earlier life

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Background As most obese adults were not overweight as children, the prediction of adult obesity from childhood body size alone is limited. We constructed a two-way, multifactor risk assessment framework for predicting adult obesity during childhood using the Foresight Obesity System Map and tested it against longitudinal data from the 1958 National Child Development Study. Methods The framework divided study participants according to two categories of risk: 'conditioning factors' (past/fixed...

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Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1136/jech-2012-201978

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SAME
Sub department:
Social & Cultural Anthropology
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Author
Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group
Journal:
Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health More from this journal
Volume:
67
Issue:
12
Pages:
1032-1037
Publication date:
2013-11-05
Acceptance date:
2013-07-11
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EISSN:
1470-2738
ISSN:
0143-005X
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pubs:444557
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uuid:1e8d2eff-2872-49e6-ac53-a4187c3ae1a3
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pubs:444557
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444557
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2016-07-08

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