Means of transportation to work and overweight and obesity: a population-based study in southern Sweden.

@article{Lindstrm2008MeansOT,
  title={Means of transportation to work and overweight and obesity: a population-based study in southern Sweden.},
  author={Martin Lindstr{\"o}m},
  journal={Preventive medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={46 1},
  pages={22-8}
}
OBJECTIVES To investigate the association between means of transportation to work and overweight+obesity and obesity. METHODS The 2004 public health survey in Skåne is a cross-sectional postal questionnaire study of the population aged 18-80 with a 59% response rate including 16,705 employed participants. RESULTS Forty-six percent of men and 26.6% of women were overweight (BMI 25.0-29.9); 11.6% of men and 10.3% of women were obese (BMI 30.0-); 18.2% of men and 25.9% of women bicycled and/or… CONTINUE READING

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