[Prevalence of obesity and potential causal factors among adults in southern Brazil].

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OBJECTIVES To estimate the prevalence of obesity and potential causal factors among adults living in the urban area of Lages, Southern Brazil. METHODS Population based cross-sectional study with a sample of 2,022 adults from 20 to 59 years-old. Obesity was assessed by the body mass index (BMI > or = 30 kg/m(2)). Exploratory variable were collected at… (More)

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