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Adiposity and blood pressure in 7- to 11-year-old children: comparison of British Pakistani and white British children, and of British Pakistani children of migrant and British-born mothers.

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OBJECTIVES: This study tested hypotheses that: (1) levels of adiposity, as assessed by triceps and subscapular skinfold thicknesses (SFTs), and blood pressure would be higher in British Pakistani children than in white British children; and (2) British Pakistani children of mothers born in the UK would have smaller SFTs and lower blood pressure than children of mothers born in Pakistan. METHODS: Participants aged 7 to 11 years were recruited from five primary schools in a deprived urban area...

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Publisher copy:
10.1002/ajhb.21204
Journal:
American journal of human biology : the official journal of the Human Biology Council More from this journal
Volume:
23
Issue:
5
Pages:
710-716
Publication date:
2011-01-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1520-6300
ISSN:
1042-0533
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:333056
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uuid:6c19b1ee-44d2-4da7-ab63-b6684ef75fc4
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pubs:333056
Source identifiers:
333056
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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