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Pre-school obesity is associated with an increased risk of childhood fracture: a longitudinal cohort study of 466 997 children and up to 11 years of follow up in Catalonia, Spain

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This study aimed to determine if having an overweight or obese range body mass index (BMI) at time of beginning school is associated with increased fracture incidence in childhood. A dynamic cohort was created from children presenting for routine preschool primary care screening, collected in the Information System for Research in Primary Care (SIDIAP) platform in Catalonia, Spain. Data were collected from 296 primary care centers representing 74% of the regional pediatric population. A total...

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Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
Sub department:
Botnar Research Centre
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Name:
Arthritis Research UK
Grant:
21605
Publisher:
Wiley
Journal:
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Volume:
35
Issue:
6
Pages:
1022-1030
Publication date:
2020-04-07
Acceptance date:
2020-02-07
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EISSN:
1523-4681
ISSN:
0884-0431
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1086566
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pubs:1086566
Deposit date:
2020-02-10

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