Racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic differences in the incidence of obesity related to childbirth.


OBJECTIVES We investigated the relationship between childbirth and 5-year incidence of obesity. METHODS We performed a prospective analysis of data on 2923 nonobese, nonpregnant women aged 14 to 22 years from the 1979 National Longitudinal Survey of Youth Cohort, which was followed from 1980 to 1990. We used multivariable logistic regression analyses to… (More)
DOI: 10.2105/AJPH.2007.132373


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