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The association of education with body mass index and waist circumference in the EPIC-PANACEA study.

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BACKGROUND: To examine the association of education with body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference (WC) in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC). METHOD: This study included 141,230 male and 336,637 female EPIC-participants, who were recruited between 1992 and 2000. Education, which was assessed by questionnaire, was classified into four categories; BMI and WC, measured by trained personnel in most participating centers, were modeled as continuous depende...

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10.1186/1471-2458-11-169

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British Heart Foundation More from this funder
Food Standards Agency More from this funder
Wellcome Trust More from this funder
Hellenic Ministry of Health and Social Solidarity More from this funder
Italian Association for Research on Cancer More from this funder
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BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC public health Journal website
Volume:
11
Issue:
1
Pages:
169
Publication date:
2011-01-01
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1471-2458
ISSN:
1471-2458
Source identifiers:
139032
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English
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2012-12-19

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