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Dietary energy density and adiposity: employing bias adjustments in a meta-analysis of prospective studies.

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BACKGROUND: Dietary studies differ in design and quality making it difficult to compare results. This study quantifies the prospective association between dietary energy density (DED) and adiposity in children using a meta-analysis method that adjusts for differences in design and quality through eliciting and incorporating expert opinion on the biases and their uncertainty. METHOD: Six prospective studies identified by a previous systematic literature search were included. Differences in stu...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1186/1471-2458-11-48

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Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC public health Journal website
Volume:
11
Issue:
1
Pages:
48
Publication date:
2011-01-01
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EISSN:
1471-2458
ISSN:
1471-2458
Source identifiers:
417956
Language:
English
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2013-11-16

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