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Changes in adiposity in an older Chinese population in rapid economic transition

Abstract:
Objective To examine the changes in body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference (WC) in Guangzhou, South China, which is probably experiencing the most rapid economic transition in history.

Methods In this study, 17,786 Chinese aged 50+ years were recruited from 2003 to 2008 and followed up until 2012. BMI and WC were measured at two time points.

Results During the mean follow‐up of 3.6 years (median = 3, interquartile... Expand abstract
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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1002/oby.21599

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Name:
Bureau of Guangzhou Science and Technology
Grant:
2012J5100041
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University of Hong Kong Foundation for Educational Development and Research
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Guangzhou Public Health Bureau and the Guangzhou Science and Technology Bureau
Publisher:
Wiley
Journal:
Obesity More from this journal
Volume:
24
Issue:
10
Pages:
2217-2223
Publication date:
2016-09-26
Acceptance date:
2016-06-09
DOI:
EISSN:
1930-739X
ISSN:
1930-7381
Pmid:
27670402
Language:
English
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pubs:648033
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uuid:68056e95-07dd-4aa2-a8a7-3578262b4db6
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pubs:648033
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648033
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2019-02-28

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