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Age, period and birth cohort effects on the prevalence of overweight and obesity among Taiwanese adolescents: a national population-based study.

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Summary of "Age, period and birth cohort effects on the prevalence of overweight and obesity among Taiwanese adolescents: a national population-based study."

The age-period-cohort effects on youth overweight and obesity among junior and senior high school students in Taiwan is not clear.

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Name: Journal of public health (Oxford, England)
ISSN: 1741-3850
Pages: 90-99

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