Association between parity and obesity patterns in a middle-aged and older Chinese population: a cross-sectional analysis in the Tongji-Dongfeng cohort study

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BACKGROUND Higher parity has been implicated as a risk factor for obesity of women. The objective of the study was to examine whether parity was associated with general obesity or abdominal obesity, or both, among middle-aged and older Chinese women. METHODS A total of 12,829 Chinese women (mean age: 64.8 years) with at least one live birth were selected… (More)

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@inproceedings{Li2016AssociationBP, title={Association between parity and obesity patterns in a middle-aged and older Chinese population: a cross-sectional analysis in the Tongji-Dongfeng cohort study}, author={Wending Li and Yi Wang and Lijun Shen and Lulu Song and Hui Li and Bingqing Liu and Jing Yuan and Youjie Wang}, booktitle={Nutrition & metabolism}, year={2016} }