Obesity in China: the differential impacts of covariates along the BMI distribution.

@article{Shankar2010ObesityIC,
  title={Obesity in China: the differential impacts of covariates along the BMI distribution.},
  author={Bhavani Shankar},
  journal={Obesity},
  year={2010},
  volume={18 8},
  pages={1660-6}
}
Growing prosperity and changing diets have contributed to a surge in obesity prevalence in China. Previous research has investigated the relationships between BMI and several socioeconomic, diet-related, and health-related variables in China. This study proposes that such relationships are likely to differ along the conditional BMI distribution, and seeks to investigate such quantile-dependent variation in effects. Special attention is paid to how variables affect the upper tail of the… CONTINUE READING

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