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The association of education with body mass index and waist circumference in the EPIC-PANACEA study.

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BACKGROUND: To examine the association of education with body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference (WC) in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC). METHOD: This study included 141,230 male and 336,637 female EPIC-participants, who were recruited between 1992 and 2000. Education, which was assessed by questionnaire, was classified into four categories; BMI and WC, measured by trained personnel in most participating centers, were modeled as continuous depende...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/1471-2458-11-169

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Research Directorate General of the European Commission More from this funder
Ligue contre le cancer More from this funder
Mutuelle générale de l'éducation nationale More from this funder
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BioMed Central Ltd. Publisher's website
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BMC public health Journal website
Volume:
11
Issue:
1
Pages:
169
Publication date:
2011-01-01
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1471-2458
ISSN:
1471-2458
URN:
uuid:5e0b25ec-1417-4efa-ac65-31e997e4fab3
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139032
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pubs:139032

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