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Demography (2005) 42 (4): 719–735.
Published: 01 November 2005
...J. Timothy Gronniger Abstract In a conventional survival analysis of a sample of the U.S. population in 1971–1974, the association between mortality and obesity is compared with the analogous risk from the presence of an obese person in a household. The two factors have similar risk profiles...
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Demography (2010) 47 (1): 79–96.
Published: 01 February 2010
...Malena Monteverde; Kenya Noronha; Alberto Palloni; Beatriz Novak Abstract Increasing levels of obesity could compromise future gains in life expectancy in low-and high-income countries. Although excess mortality associated with obesity and, more generally, higher levels of body mass index (BMI...
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Demography (2009) 46 (4): 851–872.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Neil K. Mehta; Virginia W. Chang Abstract Obesity is considered a major cause of premature mortality and a potential threat to the longstanding secular decline in mortality in the United States. We measure relative and attributable risks associated with obesity among middle-aged adults using data...
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Demography (2000) 37 (1): 73–82.
Published: 01 February 2000
...Christine L. Himes Abstract Little is known about the effects of obesity late in life. Using data from the Longitudinal Study of Aging and the Assets and Health Dynamics of the Oldest Old Survey, this study finds an increased prevalence of obesity, over time, among those 70 and older. Obesity...
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Published: 06 March 2018
Fig. 2 Additions to biological age as a function of smoking and obesity More
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Published: 06 March 2018
Fig. 3 Changes in the prevalence of obesity (panel a) and current smoking (panel b) between Period 1 (1988–1994) and Period 2 (2007–2010) More
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Demography (2016) 53 (6): 2031–2043.
Published: 21 November 2016
..., considering an outcome with competing evidence about immigrants’ vulnerability versus risk: childhood obesity. More specifically, we investigate obesity among three generations of Mexican-origin youth relative to one another and to U.S.-born whites. We posit that risk is dependent on the intersection...
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Published: 21 November 2016
Fig. 1 Predicted probability of obesity by generation/ethnicity for all children, boys, and girls. Source : 1999/2001–2011/2012 NHANES. Predicted probabilities were calculated based on results from adjusted models shown in panel 2 of Table 1 . Superscripts indicate gender differences More
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Published: 21 November 2016
Fig. 2 Predicted probability of obesity by age and generation/ethnicity among boys . Source : 1999/2001–2011/2012 NHANES. Superscripts indicate ethnic/generational differences among boys at different ages. W Significantly different from non-Hispanic whites: p < .05. 1 Significantly More
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Published: 01 April 2021
Fig. 5 Overweight and obesity by years of schooling in Nigeria, grouped according to approximate levels of attainment. Error bars show 95% confidence intervals for mean proportions. The x -axis categories correspond to years of schooling among respondents: no education (0 years), primary More
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Demography (2015) 52 (4): 1295–1320.
Published: 26 June 2015
...Elizabeth H. Baker; Michael S. Rendall; Margaret M. Weden Abstract According to the “immigrant epidemiological paradox,” immigrants and their children enjoy health advantages over their U.S.-born peers—advantages that diminish with greater acculturation. We investigated child obesity...
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Demography (2021) 58 (2): 685–710.
Published: 01 April 2021
...Fig. 5 Overweight and obesity by years of schooling in Nigeria, grouped according to approximate levels of attainment. Error bars show 95% confidence intervals for mean proportions. The x -axis categories correspond to years of schooling among respondents: no education (0 years), primary...
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Demography (2011) 48 (4): 1429–1450.
Published: 27 September 2011
...David W. Johnston; Wang-Sheng Lee Abstract There exist remarkably large differences in body weights and obesity prevalence between black and white women in the United States; and crucially, these differences are a significant contributor to black-white inequalities in health. In this article, we...
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Published: 28 August 2012
Fig. 4 Maternal age and obesity. Estimates are based on a semiparametric lowess model. Black line corresponds to Model 1 and controls for only demographic characteristics birth year, age, age squared, sex, and race/ethnicity. Gray line corresponds to Model 4 and adds as controls maternal More
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Demography (2014) 51 (1): 27–49.
Published: 23 November 2013
...Samuel H. Preston; Andrew Stokes; Neil K. Mehta; Bochen Cao Abstract We estimate the effects of declining smoking and increasing obesity on mortality in the United States over the period 2010–2040. Data on cohort behavioral histories are integrated into these estimates. Future distributions of body...
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Published: 23 November 2013
Fig. 1 Trends in smoking and obesity in the United States. Sources : Cigarette consumption data per adult per year are extracted from U.S. Department of Agriculture ( 2007 ). Obesity data are based on measured body mass index in NHANES from 1960 to 2010 More
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Published: 23 November 2013
Fig. 7 Combined effects of projected trends in smoking and obesity on age-specific death rates More
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Demography (2011) 48 (2): 625–651.
Published: 14 April 2011
... two time points—that is, adolescent (parental) and young adult (self) SES data. Associations of these groups with obesity, a high-risk health outcome in young adults, revealed nuanced relationships not seen using traditional intergenerational SES measures. In males, for example, a middle-class...
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Published: 14 April 2011
Fig. 1 Predicted obesity prevalence for an average, 22-year-old male, pooled by race/ethnicity, across intergenerational SES groups (Add Health Wave III; 2000–2001). Notes: Coefficients from Poisson regression model in males were used to predict the probability of young adult (Wave III More
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Published: 11 June 2019
Fig. 2 Predicted values of BMI, BMI z scores, and overweight/obesity for the time relative to separation. Fixed-effects Model 2, Table 4 . More