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Permanent URL to this publication: http://dx.doi.org/10.5167/uzh-48721

Hermann, S; Rohrmann, S; Linseisen, J; May, A M; Kunst, A; Besson, H; Romaguera, D; Travier, N; Tormo, M J; Molina, E; Dorronsoro, M; Barricarte, A; Rodríguez, L; Crowe, F L; Khaw, K T; Wareham, N J; van Boeckel, P G A; Bueno-de-Mesquita, H B; Overvad, K; Jakobsen, M U; Tjønneland, A; Halkjær, J; Agnoli, C; Mattiello, A; Tumino, R; Masala, G; Vineis, P; Naska, A; Orfanos, P; Trichopoulou, A; Kaaks, R; Bergmann, M M; Steffen, A; Van Guelpen, B; Johansson, I; Borgquist, S; Manjer, J; Braaten, T; Fagherazzi, G; Clavel-Chapelon, F; Mouw, T; Norat, T; Riboli, E; Rinaldi, S; Slimani, N; Peeters, P H M (2011). The association of education with body mass index and waist circumference in the EPIC-PANACEA study. BMC Public Health, 11:169.

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Abstract

In this European cohort, there is an inverse association between higher BMI as well as higher WC and lower education level. Public Health Programs that aim to reduce overweight and obesity should primarily focus on the lower educated population.

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Item Type:Journal Article, refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:04 Faculty of Medicine > Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Prevention Institute (EBPI)
Dewey Decimal Classification:610 Medicine & health
Language:English
Date:2011
Deposited On:19 Jul 2011 10:18
Last Modified:02 Jun 2015 07:21
Publisher:BioMed Central
ISSN:1471-2458
Publisher DOI:10.1186/1471-2458-11-169
PubMed ID:21414225

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