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Childhood obesity and slipped capital femoral epiphysis

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Background Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis (SCFE) is believed to be associated with Childhood Obesity, although the strength of the association is unknown. There is little evidence to suggest if this association is causal.

Methods We performed a cohort study using routine data from a nationwide childhood heath screening examination at primary school entry (5-6 years old) at schools in Scotland, linked to a nationwide admissions database. A subgro...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1542/peds.2018-1067

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences
Department:
Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-1008-3105
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Name:
National Institute for Health Research
Funding agency for:
Perry, DC
Grant:
Scientist Award: NIHR/CS/2014/14/012
Publisher:
American Academy of Pediatrics
Journal:
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Volume:
142
Issue:
5
Publication date:
2018-11-01
Acceptance date:
2018-08-06
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EISSN:
1098-4275
ISSN:
0031-4005
Pubs id:
pubs:894327
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uuid:8c667eda-b8b6-4f5c-a05e-a9dce3923464
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pubs:894327
Source identifiers:
894327
Deposit date:
2018-08-06

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