Contributors: Von Hippel conceived the study and led the writing, Nahhas led the data analysis. Both authors collaborated on the research design.
Extending the history of child obesity in the United States: The fels longitudinal study, birth years 1930-1993
Version of Record online: 31 MAY 2013
Copyright © 2013 The Obesity Society
Volume 21, Issue 10, pages 2153–2156, October 2013
How to Cite
von Hippel, P. T. and Nahhas, R. W. (2013), Extending the history of child obesity in the United States: The fels longitudinal study, birth years 1930-1993. Obesity, 21: 2153–2156. doi: 10.1002/oby.20395
Disclosure: The authors have no conflicts of interest.
Funding agencies: Nahhas was supported by NIH grant R01-HD012252.
- Issue online: 5 OCT 2013
- Version of Record online: 31 MAY 2013
- Accepted manuscript online: 20 MAR 2013 02:50AM EST
- Manuscript Received: 30 AUG 2012
- Manuscript Accepted: 13 JAN 2012
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