Journal article

Morbidity patterns among the underweight, overweight and obese between 2 and 18 years: population-based cross-sectional analyses

M Wake, SA Clifford, GC Patton, E Waters, J Williams, L Canterford, JB Carlin

International Journal of Obesity | NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2013


Awarded by Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)

Awarded by NHMRC Career Development Award

Awarded by NHMRC Senior Principal Research Fellowship

Funding Acknowledgements

We thank all the parents and children who took part in LSAC and HOYVS, and the major contributions of all field workers in both studies. This paper uses unit record data from Growing Up in Australia, the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children. The study is conducted in partnership between the Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs (FaHCSIA), the Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS) and the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). The third wave of the Health of Young Victorians Study (HOYVS) was funded by the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Project Grant 334303, and the second wave by grants-in-aid from the National Heart Foundation, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute and the Financial Markets Foundation for Children. MW is supported by the NHMRC Career Development Award 546405, GP by the NHMRC Senior Principal Research Fellowship 454360 and EW by the Jack Brockoff Foundation and NHMRC Child and Adolescent Obesity Prevention Capacity Building Grant. MCRI research is supported by the Victorian Government's Operational Infrastructure Support Program.