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Disparities in Body Mass Index Trajectories From Adolescence to Early Adulthood for Sexual Minority Women.

Authors
  • Wood, Sarah M1
  • Schott, Whitney2
  • Marshal, Michael P3
  • Akers, Aletha Y4
  • 1 Craig Dalsimer Division of Adolescent Medicine, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; PolicyLab, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Department of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Electronic address: [email protected]
  • 2 Population Studies Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  • 3 Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
  • 4 Craig Dalsimer Division of Adolescent Medicine, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; PolicyLab, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Type
Published Article
Journal
The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine
Publication Date
Dec 01, 2017
Volume
61
Issue
6
Pages
722–728
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2017.06.008
PMID: 28935384
Source
Medline
Keywords
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Abstract

Lesbian women were at increased risk of membership in the developing obesity trajectory group compared with heterosexual women. Adjusting for obesity risk factors had minimal impact on the point estimates for this association.

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