Longitudinal age-and cohort trends in body mass index in Sweden - a 24-year follow-up study

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KARADAĞ ÇAMAN Ö., Calling S., Midlov P., Sundquist J., Sundquist K., Johansson S.

BMC PUBLIC HEALTH, vol.13, 2013 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 13
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1186/1471-2458-13-893
  • Journal Name: BMC PUBLIC HEALTH
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


Background: The aim of this longitudinal study was to analyze whether mean Body Mass Index (BMI), assessed at four occasions, changed within different age groups and birth cohorts over time, i.e., between 1980/81 and 2004/05, after adjustment for possible confounders.