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Journal of Environmental and Public Health
Volume 2009 (2009), Article ID 625168, 7 pages
Role of Socioeconomic Indicators on Development of Obesity from a Life Course Perspective
1Department of Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention, National Institute for Health and Welfare, 00300 Helsinki, Finland
2MRC Epidemiology Resource Centre, University of Southampton, Southampton SO16 6YD, UK
3Heart Research Center, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239, USA
4Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, University of Helsinki, P. O. Box 20, 00014 Helsinki, Finland
5Unit of General Practice, Helsinki University Central Hospital, P. O. Box 705, 00029 HUS, Finland
Received 22 December 2008; Accepted 16 March 2009
Academic Editor: Ike S. Okosun
Copyright © 2009 Minna K. Salonen et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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