Seven-year incidence and progression of obesity. Characterization of body fat pattern evolution in low-income Mexico City urban population.

@article{GonzlezVillalpando2003SevenyearIA,
  title={Seven-year incidence and progression of obesity. Characterization of body fat pattern evolution in low-income Mexico City urban population.},
  author={Clicerio Gonz{\'a}lez-Villalpando and David Rivera-Mart{\'i}nez and Mart{\'i}n Cisneros-Cast{\'o}lo and Ma Elena Gonz{\'a}lez-Villalpando and Jes{\'u}s Carmona Sim{\'o}n and Ken Williams and Steven M. Haffner and Michael S. Stern},
  journal={Archives of medical research},
  year={2003},
  volume={34 4},
  pages={
          348-53
        }
}
BACKGROUND There are no prospective data regarding the natural history of obesity in Mexico. The objective of this research was to investigate the incidence and progression of obesity in a low-income sector of Mexico City and to characterize evolution of body fat pattern distribution. METHODS We carried out a population-based, prospective survey. Total on-site population was 15,532 persons; we determined as eligible all 35 to 64-year-old men and nonpregnant women for a total of 3,505. We… CONTINUE READING
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