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Economic Recession and Obesity-Related Internet Search Behavior in Taiwan: Analysis of Google Trends Data.

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Summary of "Economic Recession and Obesity-Related Internet Search Behavior in Taiwan: Analysis of Google Trends Data."

Obesity is highly correlated with the development of chronic diseases and has become a critical public health issue that must be countered by aggressive action. This study determined whether data from Google Trends could provide insight into trends in obesity-related search behaviors in Taiwan.

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Name: JMIR public health and surveillance
ISSN: 2369-2960
Pages: e37

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