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Exploring the impact of early life factors on inequalities in risk of overweight in UK children: findings from the UK Millennium Cohort Study
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    Exploring the impact of early life factors

    The MCS research by Massion and colleagues on childhood obesity should be read in the light of other recent cohort studies exploring the impact of early life factors in the UK and the USA (1). Kimbro and Augustine found that US children living in married two biological parent households had a lower risk of obesity than those living in other family types. In the presence of other controls, poverty was not a significant r...

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