Large heterogeneity of the obesity epidemic in Danish adults.


OBJECTIVE To examine to what extent the obesity epidemic is a general phenomenon in adults by assessing the secular change, by birth cohort and age, in the prevalence of obesity and median body mass index (BMI) in Danish men and women measured between 1964 and 1994. DESIGN Multiple cross-sectional population surveys. SETTING The greater Copenhagen area… (More)


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@article{Heitmann2004LargeHO, title={Large heterogeneity of the obesity epidemic in Danish adults.}, author={Berit Lilienthal Heitmann and Ulla Str\oger and Kim L. Mikkelsen and Claus Holst and Thorkild I A S\orensen}, journal={Public health nutrition}, year={2004}, volume={7 3}, pages={453-60} }