Health-care costs of underweight, overweight and obesity: Australian population-based study
Susan A Clifford, Lisa Gold, Fiona K Mensah, Pauline W Jansen, Nina Lucas, Jan M Nicholson, Melissa Wake
Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health | WILEY | Published : 2015
Awarded by Australian National Health and Medical Research Council Career Development Awards
Awarded by Early Career Fellowships
Awarded by Senior Research Fellowship
Awarded by Rubicon from Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO)
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 Social Services (DSS), the Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS) and the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). The findings and views reported in this paper are those of the authors and should not be attributed to DSS, AIFS or the ABS. We thank all the parents and children who took part in the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children. Funding: The authors were supported by Australian National Health and Medical Research Council Career Development Awards (546405, MW; 390136, JN), Early Career Fellowships (1037449, FM; 1035100, LG) and Senior Research Fellowship (1046518, MW). PWJ was supported by Rubicon grant #446-11-010 from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) with the Marie Cofund Action, and a stipend from the Ter Meulen Fund of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW). MCRI research is supported by the Victorian Government's Operational Infrastructure Support Program. The Parenting Research Centre receives funding from the Victorian Government Department of Education and Early Child Development. The researchers were independent of the funders.