National, regional, and global trends in body-mass index since 1980: systematic analysis of health examination surveys and epidemiological studies with 960 country-years and 9·1 million participants

Carlo Maria Barbagallo, Goodarz Danaei, Leanne M Riley, Mariel M Finucane, Melanie J Cowan, Adil N Bahalim, Hialy R Gutierrez, John K Lin, Yuan Lu, Farshad Farzadfar, Christopher J Paciorek, Gitanjali M Singh, Mariel M Finucane, Majid Ezzati, Gretchen A Stevens

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Abstract

Excess bodyweight is a major public health concern. However, few worldwide comparative analyses of long-term trends of body-mass index (BMI) have been done, and none have used recent national health examination surveys. We estimated worldwide trends in population mean BMI.
Lingua originaleEnglish
pagine (da-a)557-567
Numero di pagine11
RivistaThe Lancet
Volume377
Stato di pubblicazionePublished - 2011

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Barbagallo, C. M., Danaei, G., Riley, L. M., Finucane, M. M., Cowan, M. J., Bahalim, A. N., Gutierrez, H. R., Lin, J. K., Lu, Y., Farzadfar, F., Paciorek, C. J., Singh, G. M., Finucane, M. M., Ezzati, M., & Stevens, G. A. (2011). National, regional, and global trends in body-mass index since 1980: systematic analysis of health examination surveys and epidemiological studies with 960 country-years and 9·1 million participants. The Lancet, 377, 557-567.