Urban living and obesity: is it independent of its population and lifestyle characteristics?
|Abstract||Objectives: Living in an urban area influences obesity. However, little is known about whether this relationship is truly independent of, or merely mediated through, the demographic, socio-economic and lifestyle characteristics of urban populations. We aimed to identify and quantify the magnitude of this relationship in a Sri Lankan population. Methods: Cross-sectional study of adults aged 20-64 years representing the urban (n=770) and rural (n=6 ... [truncated at 450 characters in length]|
|Author||Carukshi Arambepola; Steven Allender; Ruvan Ekanayake; et al|
|Faculty||Department of Community Medicine,Faculty of Medicine Medical Sciences Division - Public Health Medical Sciences Division - Public Health Coronary Care Unit Department of Community Medicine,Faculty of Medicine|