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Differences in adiposity trajectories by birth cohort and childhood social class: evidence from cohorts born in the 1930s, 1950s and 1970s in the west of Scotland
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    Trajectories for each cohort need to span the same/ similar age range

    The three cohorts in this study were as follows:

    Cohort 1: born 1970s and followed between ~15-35 years of age

    Cohort 2: born 1950s and followed between ~35-55 years of age

    Cohort 3: born 1930s and followed between ~55-75 years of age

    This study design has serious limitations for the investigation of cohort differences in BMI trajectories (and therefore also for the investigation of...

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