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dc.contributor.authorSanz-de-Galdeano, Annaen_US
dc.date.accessioned2006-02-02en_US
dc.date.accessioned2010-07-07T09:09:39Z-
dc.date.available2010-07-07T09:09:39Z-
dc.date.issued2005en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/33275-
dc.description.abstractThis paper uses longitudinal micro-evidence from the European Community Household Panel to investigate the obesity phenomenon in nine EU countries from 1998 to 2001. The author documents cross-country prevalence, trends and cohort-age profiles of obesity among adults and analyses the socioeconomic factors contributing to the problem. The associated costs of obesity are also investigated, both in terms of health status, health care spending and absenteeism.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisherIZA Bonnen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesIZA Discussion Papers 1814en_US
dc.subject.jelI12en_US
dc.subject.jelI18en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordobesityen_US
dc.subject.keywordbody mass indexen_US
dc.subject.keyworddemand for health careen_US
dc.titleThe obesity epidemic in Europeen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn502172878en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-
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