Overweight at age two years in a multi-ethnic cohort (ABCD study): the role of prenatal factors, birth outcomes and postnatal factors

January 2011
BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p611
Academic Journal
The article offers information on a study conducted by the authors related to obesity in children at the age of two and its association with prenatal and postnatal factors and birth outcomes. It states that data was taken from multi-ethnic cohort in Netherlands and logistic regression analysis was used to analyze factors affecting obesity in ethnic disparities. It highlights that obesity was more in Turkish than Dutch and height and weight of mothers were independent predictors of overweight.


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