Obesity and socioeconomic status in developing countries: a systematic review

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Dinsa, GD ; Goryakin, Y ; Fumagalli, E ; Suhrcke, M (2012)
  • Publisher: Blackwell Publishing Ltd
  • Journal: Obesity Reviews, volume 13, issue 11, pages 1,067-1,079 (issn: 1467-7881, eissn: 1467-789X)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1111/j.1467-789X.2012.01017.x, pmc: PMC3798095
  • Subject: Developing countries | socioeconomic status | Public Health | obesity

Summary We undertook a systematic review of studies assessing the association between socioeconomic status (SES) and measured obesity in low- and middle-income countries (defined by the World Bank as countries with per capita income up to US$12,275) among children, men ... View more
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