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Determinants of body weight status in Malaysia: an ethnic comparison

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  • Andrew Tan

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  • Steven Yen

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  • Mustapha Feisul

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There exists a need for flexible policies to address cross-ethnic differences in the sociodemographic and health-lifestyle covariates of BMI. Copyright Swiss School of Public Health 2012

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  • Andrew Tan & Steven Yen & Mustapha Feisul, 2012. "Determinants of body weight status in Malaysia: an ethnic comparison," International Journal of Public Health, Springer;Swiss School of Public Health (SSPH+), vol. 57(2), pages 279-288, April.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:ijphth:v:57:y:2012:i:2:p:279-288
    DOI: 10.1007/s00038-011-0238-8
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