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Urban living and obesity: is it independent of its population and lifestyle characteristics?

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OBJECTIVES: Living in an urban area influences obesity. However, little is known about whether this relationship is truly independent of, or merely mediated through, the demographic, socio-economic and lifestyle characteristics of urban populations. We aimed to identify and quantify the magnitude of this relationship in a Sri Lankan population. METHODS: Cross-sectional study of adults aged 20-64 years representing the urban (n = 770) and rural (n = 630) populations, in the district of Colomb...

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Journal:
Tropical medicine and international health : TM and IH
Volume:
13
Issue:
4
Pages:
448-457
Publication date:
2008-04-05
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EISSN:
1365-3156
ISSN:
1360-2276
URN:
uuid:f25914e0-2837-4758-868e-ececeff7b8e8
Source identifiers:
195729
Local pid:
pubs:195729

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