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Inequalities in obesity in Portugal: regional and gender differences

Published inEuropean Journal of Public health, vol. 27, no. 4, p. 775-780
Publication date2017

Obesity levels vary considerably according to geographical region and socio-economic status. We evaluated the prevalence of obesity by education and occupational position across seven Portuguese regions. Relative and absolute inequalities in obesity were also assessed.

  • Adult
  • Female
  • Health Status Disparities
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Obesity/epidemiology/etiology
  • Occupations/statistics & numerical data
  • Portugal/epidemiology
  • Prevalence
  • Risk Factors
  • Sex Factors
  • Socioeconomic Factors
  • Young Adult
Citation (ISO format)
ALVES, Luís et al. Inequalities in obesity in Portugal: regional and gender differences. In: European Journal of Public health, 2017, vol. 27, n° 4, p. 775–780. doi: 10.1093/eurpub/ckx041
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ISSN of the journal1464-360X

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