María Pilar Samper

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Background Differences in obesity prevalence among vulnerable groups exist in childhood but it remains unclear whether these differences may be partly determined by socioeconomic status (SES), parental body mass index (BMI) and early life risk factors. We aimed to explore (i) longitudinal associations between belonging to a minority group and being(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare infant growth and adiposity pattern up to 2 years of age in Spanish infants, depending on maternal origin and anthropometric standards. METHODS Longitudinal study of a representative cohort of infants born at term in Aragon (Spain) (n = 1.430). Mean z-scores of weight, length, body mass index, triceps and subscapular skinfolds were(More)
We assessed the anthropometric characteristics of symmetric (SGA-S) and asymmetric (SGA-A) term newborns and describe their subcutaneous fat differences. We assessed perinatal data, maternal characteristics and anthropometric variables (including skinfold thicknesses) in 139 small for gestational age (SGA) term infants, classified as symmetric and(More)
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