Fast-Food Consumption and Child Body Mass Index in China : Application of an Endogenous Switching Regression Model

Akpalu, Wisdom and Zhang, Xu (2014). Fast-Food Consumption and Child Body Mass Index in China : Application of an Endogenous Switching Regression Model. UNU-WIDER.

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  • Sub-type Working paper
    Author Akpalu, Wisdom
    Zhang, Xu
    Title Fast-Food Consumption and Child Body Mass Index in China : Application of an Endogenous Switching Regression Model
    Volume/Issue No. 2014/139
    Publication Date 2014
    Place of Publication Helsinki
    Publisher UNU-WIDER
    Pages 13
    Language eng
    Abstract

    The rapid economic growth experienced within the past two decades in China highly correlates with childhood overweightness. The epidemic has become an issue of grave concern. A principal factor considered to be responsible for the epidemic in the literatu

    UNU Topics of Focus Health
    Keyword Children
    Econometric models (economic development)
    Health
    Regression analysis
    Copyright Holder UNU-WIDER
    Copyright Year 2014
    Copyright type Fair use permitted
    ISSN 17987237
    ISBN 9789292308605
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