Decomposing race and gender differences in underweight and obesity in South Africa

•South African women are 6% less likely to be underweight and 27% more likely to be obese than men. Across race, differences are as high as 19% and 17%.•Less than one third of the bodyweight differences within race across gender in South Africa are explained by differences in covariates.•In contrast...

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Volume: 15
Main Author: Averett, Susan L
Stacey, Nicholas
Wang, Yang
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: AMSTERDAM Elsevier B.V 01.12.2014
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published in: Economics and human biology Vol. 15; pp. 23 - 40
ORCID: 0000-0002-6499-3334
Data of publication: December 2014
ISSN: 1570-677X
1873-6130
EISSN: 1873-6130
Discipline: Anatomy & Physiology
Economics
Subjects:
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I14
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
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