Variables independently associated with self-reported obesity in the European Union.

@article{Martnez1999VariablesIA,
  title={Variables independently associated with self-reported obesity in the European Union.},
  author={J Alfredo Mart{\'i}nez and John M. Kearney and Anthony George Kafatos and St{\'e}phanie P{\^a}quet and Miguel {\'A}ngel Mart{\'i}nez-Gonz{\'a}lez},
  journal={Public health nutrition},
  year={1999},
  volume={2 1A},
  pages={125-33}
}
OBJECTIVE The rapid increase in obesity rates over recent years suggest that cultural and societal influences are affecting the adjustment in the energy balance equation in addition to other physiopathological or genetic determinants. Therefore, a pan-EU study was carried out to explore the influence of sociodemographic factors as well as some attitudes (smoking and exercise) on the prevalence of obesity in the adult population of all 15 member states of the EU. DESIGN Overall, a sample of 15… CONTINUE READING
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