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


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

BMC PUBLIC HEALTH, vol.13, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 13
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1186/1471-2458-13-893
  • Title of Journal : BMC PUBLIC HEALTH

Abstract

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.