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Worldwide trends in body-mass index, underweight, overweight, and obesity from 1975 to 2016: a pooled analysis of 2416 population-based measurement studies in 128·9 million children, adolescents, and adults

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Background: Underweight, overweight, and obesity in childhood and adolescence are associated with adverse health consequences throughout the life-course. Our aim was to estimate worldwide trends in mean body-mass index (BMI) and a comprehensive set of BMI categories that cover underweight to obesity in children and adolescents, and to compare trends with those of adults.

Methods: We pooled 2416 population-based studies with measurements of height and weight on 128·9 million parti...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1016/S0140-6736(17)32129-3

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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AstraZeneca Young Health Programme More from this funder
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Lancet Journal website
Volume:
390
Issue:
10113
Pages:
2627-2642
Publication date:
2017-10-10
Acceptance date:
2017-09-19
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EISSN:
1474-547X
ISSN:
0140-6736
Source identifiers:
729371
Pubs id:
pubs:729371
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uuid:87daa865-9847-4452-874a-fe782adb0428
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pubs:729371
Deposit date:
2017-09-20

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