Deprivation indices and childhood BMI: a re-evaluation (pediatric editorial)

KELLY, Shona (2013). Deprivation indices and childhood BMI: a re-evaluation (pediatric editorial). International Journal of Obesity, 37, 475-476.

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Link to published version:: 10.1038/ijo.2013.3

Abstract

A paper in this issue challenges the conventional wisdom that body mass index (BMI) in children increases as deprivation index score increases. These results should lead us to consider both our assumptions about the data, but also our assumptions about the ‘shape’ of health inequalities.

Item Type: Article
Research Institute, Centre or Group: Centre for Health and Social Care Research
Identification Number: 10.1038/ijo.2013.3
Depositing User: Shona Kelly
Date Deposited: 19 Apr 2013 10:46
Last Modified: 19 Apr 2013 10:46
URI: http://shura.shu.ac.uk/id/eprint/6872

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