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The association of education with long-term weight change in the EPIC-PANACEA cohort.

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BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: Cross-sectionally, educational attainment is strongly associated with the prevalence of obesity, but this association is less clear for weight change during adult life. The objective of this study is to examine the association between educational attainment and weight change during adult life in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC). SUBJECTS/METHODS: EPIC is a cohort study with 361,467 participants and up to 10 years of follow-up. Educ...

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10.1038/ejcn.2012.55

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Journal:
European journal of clinical nutrition
Volume:
66
Issue:
8
Pages:
957-963
Publication date:
2012-08-05
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EISSN:
1476-5640
ISSN:
0954-3007
URN:
uuid:8cf2e695-83fc-4626-8658-51559783558a
Source identifiers:
340159
Local pid:
pubs:340159

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