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What lies behind socio-economic inequalities in obesity in Spain A decomposition approach

  • Costa-Font, Joan
  • Gil, Joan

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Food Policy.

Volume (Year): 33 (2008)
Issue (Month): 1 (February)
Pages: 61-73

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