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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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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.

Item Type:Journal Article, refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:04 Faculty of Medicine > Epidemology, Biostatistics and Prevention Institute (EBPI)
DDC:610 Medicine & health
Deposited On:19 Jul 2011 10:18
Last Modified:21 Jul 2014 08:37
Publisher:BioMed Central
Publisher DOI:10.1186/1471-2458-11-169
PubMed ID:21414225
Citations:Web of Science®. Times Cited: 9
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