Date of Publication

2019 12:00 AM

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Health

Keywords

srhreports, health, chronic disease, obesity, Latin America, Caribbean, socioeconomic groups, socioeconomic health factors, income inequality, obesity prevalance, Bolivia, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Nicaragua, Peru

Description

"The burden of obesity differs by socioeconomic status. We aimed to characterise the prevalence of obesity among adult men and women in Latin America and the Caribbean by socioeconomic measures and the shifting obesity burden over time."

Comments

Originally published in the Lancet.

This is an Open Access article under the CC BY 4.0 license.

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"The burden of obesity differs by socioeconomic status. We aimed to characterise the prevalence of obesity among adult men and women in Latin America and the Caribbean by socioeconomic measures and the shifting obesity burden over time."

 
 

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