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Do adult obesity rates in England vary by insecurity as well as by inequality? An ecological cross-sectional study

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Geographical variations in adult obesity rates have been attributed in part to variations in social and economic inequalities. Insecurity is associated with obesity at the cross-national level, but there is little empirical evidence to show that insecurity contributes to the structuring of adult obesity rates at the subnational level. This is examined in this study across local authorities in England, using a recently developed social classification for the British population.Modelled obesity...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1136/bmjopen-2013-004430

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, SSD, Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology
Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
BMJ open Journal website
Volume:
4
Issue:
5
Pages:
e004430
Publication date:
2014-05-01
Acceptance date:
2014-03-27
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EISSN:
2044-6055
ISSN:
2044-6055
URN:
uuid:3970f291-b924-4889-b7a2-93ede69537d1
Source identifiers:
465024
Local pid:
pubs:465024

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