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National, regional, and global trends in adult overweight and obesity prevalences

  • Gretchen A Stevens1,
  • Gitanjali M Singh2,
  • Yuan Lu2,
  • Goodarz Danaei3,
  • John K Lin2,
  • Mariel M Finucane2,
  • Adil N Bahalim4,
  • Russell K McIntire4,
  • Hialy R Gutierrez4,
  • Melanie Cowan5,
  • Christopher J Paciorek6,
  • Farshad Farzadfar7,
  • Leanne Riley5,
  • Majid Ezzati8Email author and
  • the Global Burden of Metabolic Risk Factors of Chronic Diseases Collaborating Group (Body Mass Index)
Population Health Metrics201210:22

DOI: 10.1186/1478-7954-10-22

Received: 4 February 2012

Accepted: 29 October 2012

Published: 20 November 2012

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Original Submission
4 Feb 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
1 Apr 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Boyd Swinburn
17 Apr 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Tanja Srebotnjak
5 Jul 2012 Author responded Author comments - Gretchen Stevens
Resubmission - Version 2
5 Jul 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
20 Jul 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Boyd Swinburn
17 Aug 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Tanja Srebotnjak
15 Sep 2012 Author responded Author comments - Gretchen Stevens
Resubmission - Version 3
15 Sep 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 3
Publishing
29 Oct 2012 Editorially accepted
20 Nov 2012 Article published 10.1186/1478-7954-10-22

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Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
Department of Health Statistics and Information Systems, World Health Organization
(2)
Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health
(3)
Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health
(4)
Independent consultant
(5)
Department of Chronic Diseases and Health Promotion, World Health Organization
(6)
Department of Statistics, University of California
(7)
Noncommunicable Diseases Research Centre, Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences
(8)
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, MRC-HPA Center for Environment and Health, School of Public Health, Imperial College London

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