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Children and obesity: a pan-European project examining the role of food marketing

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Background: Rising levels of obesity in school-age children across Europe are causing increasing concern. The 'Children, Obesity and associated avoidable Chronic Diseases' project sought to examine the effects of promotion within food marketing, given the influential role it plays in children's diets. Method: A questionnaire and data-collection protocol was designed for the national co-ordinators, facilitating standardized responses. Co-ordinators collected data from within 20 European Union ...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1093/eurpub/ckm015

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
British Heart Foundation Health Promotion Research Group
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Public Health
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Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
European Journal of Public Health Journal website
Volume:
18
Issue:
1
Pages:
7-11
Publication date:
2008-02-05
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EISSN:
1464-360X
ISSN:
1101-1262
URN:
uuid:d5be646c-9012-4a93-954d-b795df15af9a
Local pid:
ora:3811
Language:
English
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