Over-indebtedness as a marker of socioeconomic status and its association with obesity: a cross-sectional study

@inproceedings{Muenster2009OverindebtednessAA,
  title={Over-indebtedness as a marker of socioeconomic status and its association with obesity: a cross-sectional study},
  author={Eva Muenster and Heiko Rueger and Elke Ochsmann and Stephan Letzel and Andr{\'e} Michael Toschke},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2009}
}
BACKGROUND The recent credit crunch will have implications for private households. Low socioeconomic status is associated to various diseases. While income, education and occupational status is frequently used in definitions of socioeconomic status, over-indebtedness of private households is usually not considered. Over-indebtedness is currently increasing in high-income countries. However, its association with health--particularly with obesity--remains unknown. Therefore, the aim of this study… CONTINUE READING
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