Socio-economic status and body mass index in low-income Mexican adults
The study reported here explored the associations of body mass index (BMI), socio-economic status (SES), and beverage consumption in a very low-income population. A house-to-house survey was conducted in 2003 of 12,873 Mexican adults. The sample was designed to be representative of the poorest communities in seven of Mexico's 31 states. Greater educational attainment was significantly associated with higher BMI and a greater prevalence of overweight (25[less-than-or-equals, slant]BMI
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Volume (Year): 64 (2007)
Issue (Month): 10 (May)
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