Funding agencies: WRR was supported by the University of Michigan Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health and Society Scholar's small grant program, the National Cancer Institute (1K01CA172717-01), and University Cancer Research Funds at the Lineberger Cancer Center at UNC-Chapel Hill. We are also grateful to the Carolina Population Center (R24 HD050924) for general support. KJH was funded through a VA HSR&D QUERI Career Development Award (CDA 11-261) at the VA Greater Los Angeles and received additional support from the VA Office of Academic Affiliations. TS receives investigator-initiated research funding and support as Principal Investigator (R01 AG023178) from the National Institute on Aging at the National Institutes of Health. He also receives research funding as Principal Investigator of the UNC-DEcIDE center from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. TS does not accept personal compensation of any kind from any pharmaceutical company, though he receives salary support from the Center for Pharmacoepidemiology and from unrestricted research grants from pharmaceutical companies (GlaxoSmithKline, Merck, Sanofi) to the Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Childbearing is not associated with young women's long-term obesity risk
Version of Record online: 20 SEP 2013
Copyright © 2013 The Obesity Society
Volume 22, Issue 4, pages 1126–1132, April 2014
How to Cite
Robinson, W. R., Cheng, M. M., Hoggatt, K. J., Stürmer, T. and Siega-Riz, A. M. (2014), Childbearing is not associated with young women's long-term obesity risk. Obesity, 22: 1126–1132. doi: 10.1002/oby.20593
Disclosure: The authors declared no conflict of interest.
Author contributions: WRR conceived the research question, performed data analysis, interpreted results, and drafted the manuscript. MCC also performed data analysis and contributed to interpretation of results. KJH, TS, and AMSR contributed to interpretation of the findings and manuscript preparation.
- Issue online: 26 MAR 2014
- Version of Record online: 20 SEP 2013
- Accepted manuscript online: 8 AUG 2013 09:45AM EST
- Manuscript Accepted: 29 JUL 2013
- Manuscript Received: 15 JUN 2013
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