Variation in the heritability of body mass index based on diverse twin studies: a systematic review.

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OBJECTIVES Over the past three decades, twin studies have shown variation in the heritability of obesity. This study examined the difference of body mass index (BMI) heritability (BMI-H) by population characteristics, such as sex, age, time period of observation and average BMI, as well as by broad social-environmental factors as indicated by country-level… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/obr.12065

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@article{Min2013VariationIT, title={Variation in the heritability of body mass index based on diverse twin studies: a systematic review.}, author={Jin Min and Dr.Chou-Kang Chiu and Y Wang}, journal={Obesity reviews : an official journal of the International Association for the Study of Obesity}, year={2013}, volume={14 11}, pages={871-82} }