Residential mobility, socioeconomic context and body mass index in a cohort of urban South African adolescents

@inproceedings{Ginsburg2013ResidentialMS,
  title={Residential mobility, socioeconomic context and body mass index in a cohort of urban South African adolescents},
  author={Carren Ginsburg and Paula Griffiths and Linda Richter and Shane A Norris},
  booktitle={Health & place},
  year={2013}
}
Adolescents who are changing residence, as well as their social and economic circumstances may experience lifestyle changes that have an effect on body composition outcomes such as undernutrition, overweight or obesity. This paper uses data from Birth to Twenty, a birth cohort of South African urban children, to determine the relationship between residential mobility and body mass index (BMI) amongst Black adolescents aged 15 (n=1613), and to examine the role of changes in household… CONTINUE READING