The obesity epidemic slows among the middle-aged population in Sweden while the socioeconomic gap widens
2010 (English)In: Global Health Action, ISSN 1654-9716, E-ISSN 1654-9880, Vol. 3Article in journal (Refereed) Published
The trend of increasing obesity has slowed in this middle-aged Northern Sweden population, but this trend shift occurred primarily among those with high education who live in an urban environment. Greater efforts to combat obesogenic environments are needed and should take socioeconomic and sociocultural aspects into account.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2010. Vol. 3
obesity/epidemiology; prevalence; incidence; socioeconomic status; environmental impact
Environmental Health and Occupational Health
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-39336DOI: 10.3402/gha.v3i0.5149ISI: 000208160600029PubMedID: 21160918OAI: oai:DiVA.org:umu-39336DiVA: diva2:390882