The impact of country of birth and time in Sweden on overweight and obesity: a population-based study.

@article{Lindstrm2005TheIO,
  title={The impact of country of birth and time in Sweden on overweight and obesity: a population-based study.},
  author={Martin Lindstr{\"o}m and Kristina Sundquist},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of public health},
  year={2005},
  volume={33 4},
  pages={276-84}
}
AIMS A study was undertaken to investigate the relationship between country of birth, time in Sweden, and overweight and obesity. METHODS Approximately 4,000 people aged 20-80 participated in a cross-sectional survey in 1994. The ethnic differences in overweight and obesity were analysed in a multivariate logistic regression analysis adjusting for age and education. The effect of number of years spent in Sweden on overweight and obesity was assessed for some of the ethnic groups compared with… CONTINUE READING

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