Haugaard, Line Klingen2; Adeltoft, Teresa Ajslev1; Zimmermann, Esther1; Ängquist, Lars1; Sørensen, Thorkild I A1
1 Institute of Preventive Medicine, Bispebjerg and Frederiksberg Hospital, The Capital Region of Denmark2 Internal Medicine, Herlev, Herlev and Gentofte Hospital, The Capital Region of Denmark
Studies have suggested that number of siblings and birth order is associated with obesity. However, studies combining these exposures are needed. This study aimed at investigating obesity in children and young adults in regard to different combinations of family size and birth order.
P L O S One, 2013, Vol 8, Issue 2
Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Adolescent; Birth Order; Confidence Intervals; Denmark; Family Characteristics; Humans; Male; Obesity; Odds Ratio; Only Child; Risk Factors; Young Adult