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Recent trends in weight loss attempts: repeated cross-sectional analyses from the health survey for England

Abstract:
Background: Public policies and clinical guidelines encourage people to achieve and maintain a healthy weight, and societal culture, especially among women, tends to idealise thinness. Objectives: To examine trends over time in the prevalence of weight loss attempts in England (1997–2013) and to investigate if the characteristics associated with attempts to lose weight have changed. Methods: Observational study using nationally representative... Expand abstract
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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1038/ijo.2016.141

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University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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University of Oxford
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Wolfson College
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
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Publisher:
Nature Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
International Journal of Obesity Journal website
Volume:
40
Issue:
11
Pages:
1754–1759
Publication date:
2016-08-16
Acceptance date:
2016-07-12
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ISSN:
1476-5497
Source identifiers:
639107
Language:
English
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2016-08-23

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