Obesity, overweight, and ethnicity

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English
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Author: 
Mark Tremblay,
Claudio Pérez
Chris Ardern
Shirley Bryan
Peter Katzmarzyk
Publisher: 
Statistics Canada
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines the differences in obesity and overweight between men and women by ethnic origin. Finds that Aboriginal women had twice the odds of being overweight or obese as white women, while East/Southeast Asian, South Asian and West Asian/Arab women had lower odds. 

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