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Inconsistent associations between sweet drink intake and 2-year change in BMI among Victorian children and adolescents.

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OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to examine whether baseline (T1) or 2-year change in sweet drink intake in children and adolescents was associated with age- and gender-standardized body mass index (BMIz) at time two (T2), 2 years later. METHODS: Data on 1465 children and adolescents from the comparison groups of two quasi-experimental intervention studies from Victoria, Australia were analysed. At two time points between 2003 and 2008 (mean interval: 2.2 years) height and weight were mea...

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Jensen, BW More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Population Health
Allender, S More by this author
de Silva-Sanigorski, A More by this author
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Journal:
Pediatric obesity
Volume:
8
Issue:
4
Pages:
271-283
Publication date:
2013-08-05
DOI:
EISSN:
2047-6310
ISSN:
2047-6302
URN:
uuid:89f28d8b-1b10-4f9d-b184-5de2bde4f63d
Source identifiers:
435558
Local pid:
pubs:435558

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