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Is there an intrauterine influence on obesity? Evidence from parent–child associations in the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children (ALSPAC)
  1. George Davey Smith1,
  2. Colin Steer2,
  3. Sam Leary2,
  4. Andy Ness2
  1. 1
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
  2. 2
    Community Based Medicine, 24 Tyndall Avenue, Clifton, Bristol, UK
  1. George Davey Smith, Department of Social Medicine, Canynge Hall, Whiteladies Road, Bristol BS8 2PR, UK; zetkin{at}bristol.ac.uk

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  • The UK Medical Research Council, the Wellcome Trust and the University of Bristol provide core support for ALSPAC.

  • Competing interests: None.

  • Abbreviations:
    ALSPAC
    Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children
    BMI
    body mass index
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Footnotes

  • The UK Medical Research Council, the Wellcome Trust and the University of Bristol provide core support for ALSPAC.

  • Competing interests: None.

  • Abbreviations:
    ALSPAC
    Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children
    BMI
    body mass index

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