Determinants of weight gain and overweight in adult Finns.

We studied sociodemographic and behavioural factors as predictors of weight gain in 12,669 adult Finns examined twice with a median interval of 5.7 years. The association of these factors with the prevalence of obesity (body mass index greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2) was also studied in a subsequent cross-sectional survey of 5673 Finns. In uni- and… CONTINUE READING