Accumulation of lifestyle and psychosocial problems and persistence of adverse lifestyle over two-year follow-up among Finnish adolescents

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BACKGROUND Adolescent'psychosocial problems associate with unhealthy behaviors, but data on co-occurring patterns is sparse. We investigated 1) whether adolescents could be categorized into meaningful subgroups with respect to psychosocial and lifestyle factors, 2) whether the prevalence of physical inactivity, overweight and smoking vary within the… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2458-14-542

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@inproceedings{Heikkala2014AccumulationOL, title={Accumulation of lifestyle and psychosocial problems and persistence of adverse lifestyle over two-year follow-up among Finnish adolescents}, author={Eveliina Heikkala and Jouko Remes and Markus V J Paananen and Simo P. Taimela and Juha P. Auvinen and Jaro Karppinen}, booktitle={BMC public health}, year={2014} }