Findings from the Quebec Family Study on the Etiology of Obesity: Genetics and Environmental Highlights

@inproceedings{Chaput2014FindingsFT,
  title={Findings from the Quebec Family Study on the Etiology of Obesity: Genetics and Environmental Highlights},
  author={Jean-Philippe Chaput and Louis P{\'e}russe and Jean-pierre Despr{\'e}s and Angelo Tremblay and Claude Bouchard},
  booktitle={Current obesity reports},
  year={2014}
}
The Quebec Family Study (QFS) was an observational study with three cycles of data collection between 1979 and 2002 in Quebec City, Canada. The cohort is a mixture of random sampling and ascertainment through obese individuals. The study has significantly contributed to our understanding of the determinants of obesity and associated disease risk over the past 35 years. In particular, the QFS cohort was used to investigate the contribution of familial resemblance and genetic effects on body… CONTINUE READING