The influence of childhood weight and socioeconomic status on change in adult body mass index in a British national birth cohort

@article{Hardy2000TheIO,
  title={The influence of childhood weight and socioeconomic status on change in adult body mass index in a British national birth cohort},
  author={Rebecca Hardy and M E Wadsworth and Diana Kuh},
  journal={International Journal of Obesity},
  year={2000},
  volume={24},
  pages={725-734}
}
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the effect of childhood weight and childhood socioeconomic status on the pattern of change in body mass index (BMI) between 20 and 43 years.METHODS: A British birth cohort study where the survey members have been followed up regularly since their birth in 1946, with the most recent of 19 follow-ups when the cohort were aged 43 years. BMI was available at 20, 26, 36 and 43 years of age and thus multilevel models for repeated outcome measures were used to model the… CONTINUE READING

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