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Demography (2004) 41 (2): 303–314.
Published: 01 May 2004
...Dean Jolliffe Abstract This article considers alternate measures of the overweight epidemic that are more robust to measurement error, continuous in the body-mass index (BMI) at the overweight threshold, and sensitive to changes in the BMI distribution. The measures suggest that prevalence rates...
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Demography (2021) 58 (2): 685–710.
Published: 01 April 2021
...Pepita Barlow Abstract An extensive social scientific literature has documented the importance of schooling in preventing overweight and obesity among women. However, prior quasi-experimental studies investigating the causal effect of schooling on women's overweight and obesity have focused almost...
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Published: 21 May 2018
Fig. 4 Predicted probability of being overweight or obese at ages 17–20 by preceding and subsequent birth intervals, Swedish men born in 1962–1979. The analysis population for examining preceding birth intervals consists of individuals in sibling groups with at least three children, excluding More
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Published: 01 April 2021
Fig. 1 Proportion of women who were overweight or obese in the most recent DHS (various years) in each country, accessed via DHS STATcompiler. Gray indicates that no data are available. 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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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
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Published: 11 June 2019
Fig. 5 Predicted values of overweight for the time relative to separation by age at separation. Fixed effects from Table 5 . More
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Demography (2010) 47 (1): 79–96.
Published: 01 February 2010
...) have been investigated in the United States, there is little research about the impact of obesity on mortality in Latin American countries, where very the rapid rate of growth of prevalence of obesity and overweight occur jointly with poor socioeconomic conditions. The aim of this article is to assess...
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Demography (2014) 51 (5): 1573–1596.
Published: 09 September 2014
...Petter Lundborg; Paul Nystedt; Dan-Olof Rooth Abstract We provide new evidence on the long-run labor market penalty of teenage overweight and obesity using unique and large-scale data on 150,000 male siblings from the Swedish military enlistment. Our empirical analysis provides four important...
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Demography (2009) 46 (1): 27–41.
Published: 01 February 2009
..., the standardized relative body mass index (SRBMI) was moderately correlated (r = .31) with body mass index (BMI) at ages 53–54 and with maximum BMI reported between ages 16 and 30 (r = .48). Overweight adolescents (≥ 90th percentile of SRBMI) were about three times more likely than healthy-weight adolescents (10th...
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Demography (2018) 55 (3): 929–955.
Published: 21 May 2018
...Fig. 4 Predicted probability of being overweight or obese at ages 17–20 by preceding and subsequent birth intervals, Swedish men born in 1962–1979. The analysis population for examining preceding birth intervals consists of individuals in sibling groups with at least three children, excluding...
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Demography (2019) 56 (3): 785–811.
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 . ...
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Demography (2009) 46 (4): 851–872.
Published: 01 November 2009
... from the Health and Retirement Study (1992–2004). Although class II/III obesity (BMI _ 35.0 kg/m2) increases mortality by 40% in females and 62% in males compared with normal BMI (BMI = 18.5-24.9), class I obesity (BMI = 30.0-34.9) and being overweight (BMI = 25.0-29.9) are not associated with excess...
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Demography (2012) 49 (3): 1127–1154.
Published: 30 May 2012
...Thomas P. Vartanian; Linda Houser Abstract The disproportionate number of individuals who are obese or overweight in the low-income U.S. population has raised interest in the influence of neighborhood conditions and public assistance programs on weight and health. Generally, neighborhood effects...
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Demography (2000) 37 (1): 73–82.
Published: 01 February 2000
... – 39 . Flegal , K.M. , Troiano , R.P. , Pamuk , E.R. , Kuczmarski , R.J. , & Campbell , S.M. ( 1995 ). The Influence of Smoking Cessation on the Prevalence of Overweight in the United States . New England Journal of Medicine , 333 , 1165 – 70 . 10.1056...
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Demography (2006) 43 (2): 337–360.
Published: 01 May 2006
... and Labor Relations Review , 48 , 792 – 811 . 10.2307/2524357 Gordon-Larsen , P. , Harris , K.M. , Ward , D.S. , & Popkin , B.M. ( 2003 ). Acculturation and Overweight-Related Behaviors Among Hispanic Immigrants to the US: The National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health...
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Demography (2005) 42 (4): 719–735.
Published: 01 November 2005
.../jama.282.16.1530 American Heart Association. 2003. “Be Smart for Your Heart.” Available online at http://www.americanheart.org/presenter.jhtml?identi er=502 Calle , E.E. , Rodriguez , C. , Walker-Thurmond , K. , & Thun , M.J. ( 2003 ). Overweight, Obesity...
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Demography (2017) 54 (5): 1873–1895.
Published: 05 September 2017
... gradients for health-risk behaviors and diseases for certain populations during specific periods. For example, studies have reported that greater educational attainment can be associated with HIV infection, greater tobacco use, cocaine use, and higher rates of overweight (Coombe and Kelly 2001 ; De Walque...
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Demography (1999) 36 (4): 445–460.
Published: 01 November 1999
.... ( 1992 ). Regression With Graphics: A Second Course in Applied Statistics . Pacific Grove, CA : Brooks/Cole . Hayes , D. , & Ross , C.E. ( 1986 ). Body and Mind: The Effect of Exercise, Overweight, and Physical Health on Psychological Well-being . Journal of Health and Social...
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Demography (2014) 51 (4): 1225–1249.
Published: 01 July 2014
... for the restricted sample: 1946–1951 cohorts Mean SD Min. Max. Females  BMI 25.567 (4.146) 15.625 41.623  Underweight 0.015 (0.12) 0 1  Normoweight 0.49 (0.5) 0 1  Overweight 0.345 (0.476) 0 1  Obese 0.15 (0.357) 0 1  Age 57.5 (2.21) 53 62  Lower secondary...
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