Obesity and crime: Is there a relationship?
AbstractThis paper considers the extent to which individual crime hazards increase with four measures of clinical obesity. Cox proportional hazard parameter estimates suggest that reductions in the incidence of obesity will improve public health and public safety by reducing crime.
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Volume (Year): 103 (2009)
Issue (Month): 3 (June)
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