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- Wojcik, Genevieve L, et al. Show all 7 Authors
- TheAmerican journal of clinical nutrition 2019 v.110 no.1 pp. 16-23
- African Americans; European Americans; Hispanic Americans; Latinos; ancestry; at-risk population; body mass index; ecosystems; genetic background; lifestyle; men; obesity; women; Africa; Europe; North America; South America
- ... African Americans (AAs) and Hispanic/Latinos (HLs) have higher risk of obesity than European Americans, possibly due to differences in environment and lifestyle, but also reflecting differences in genetic background. To gain insight into factors contributing to BMI (in kg/m²) and obesity risk (BMI ≥ 30) among ancestry groups, we investigate the role of self-reported ancestry, proportion of genetic ...
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