20-year trends in Filipino women's weight reflect substantial secular and age effects.

@article{Adair201120yearTI,
  title={20-year trends in Filipino women's weight reflect substantial secular and age effects.},
  author={Linda S. Adair and Socorro A Gultiano and Chiriyath Suchindran},
  journal={The Journal of nutrition},
  year={2011},
  volume={141 4},
  pages={667-73}
}
Increasing obesity in low- and middle-income countries is well documented in cross-sectional studies. However, few longitudinal studies identify factors that influence individual weight gain patterns over time in relation to the major social and economic changes that now characterize these settings. This study uses data from adult Filipino women participating in the Cebu Longitudinal Health and Nutrition Survey from 1983 to 2005. A sample of 3005 women contributed 1-8 observations each… CONTINUE READING
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