Family lifestyle and parental body mass index as predictors of body mass index in Australian children: a longitudinal study

@article{Burke2001FamilyLA,
  title={Family lifestyle and parental body mass index as predictors of body mass index in Australian children: a longitudinal study},
  author={Valerie Burke and L J Beilin and Diana Dunbar},
  journal={International Journal of Obesity},
  year={2001},
  volume={25},
  pages={147-157}
}
OBJECTIVE: To investigate associations between body mass index (BMI) and family characteristics, including lifestyle, in parents and offspring from Australian families.DESIGN AND SUBJECTS: Longitudinal survey of 219 families of Australian children who had been surveyed 3-yearly between the ages of 9 and 18 y.MEASUREMENTS: Socio-economic status, weight and height, diet from 3 day records or food frequency questionnaires, alcohol consumption, smoking habits and physical fitness in offspring… CONTINUE READING
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