Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health – Impact of parity on anthropometric measures of obesity controlling by multiple confounders: a cross-sectional study in Chilean women

“Parity modestly influences BMI, but does not seem to be related to WC, WHR and WHtR after controlling by confounders. Parity can increase adiposity but not necessarily following an abdominal pattern.”

Koch, E., Bogado, M., Araya, F., Romero, T., Diaz, C., Manriquez, L., Paredes, M., Roman, C., Taylor, A., Kirschbaum, A. (2008).

Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health, 62(5), 461-470.


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