TITLE

Early risk factors for increased adiposity: a cohort study of African American subjects

AUTHOR(S)
Stettler, Nicolas; Tershakovec, Andrew M.
PUB. DATE
August 2000
SOURCE
American Journal of Clinical Nutrition;Aug2000, Vol. 72 Issue 2, p378
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Identifies risk factors, present at birth, for increased adiposity in adulthood in an African American population. Identification of first-born status as a risk factor for increased adiposity in adulthood in a United States population; Results that strengthen previous reports on the effect of female sex and maternal body mass index on adulthood obesity.
ACCESSION #
3661090

 

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