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A Demographic Analysis of the Rise in the Prevalence of the US Population Overweight and/or Obese

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  • Beth Daponte

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  • Andrew Cook & Beth Daponte, 2008. "A Demographic Analysis of the Rise in the Prevalence of the US Population Overweight and/or Obese," Population Research and Policy Review, Springer;Southern Demographic Association (SDA), vol. 27(4), pages 403-426, August.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:poprpr:v:27:y:2008:i:4:p:403-426
    DOI: 10.1007/s11113-008-9073-x
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    1. Albert Okunade & Andrew Hussey & Mustafa Karakus, 2009. "Overweight Adolescents and On-time High School Graduation: Racial and Gender Disparities," Atlantic Economic Journal, Springer;International Atlantic Economic Society, vol. 37(3), pages 225-242, September.

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