What is it about?
This study estimated trends and distributions of mean BMI at the prefecture level in Japan from 1975 to 2019.
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Why is it important?
Average BMI of residents is essential information to plan, implement, and evaluate national and local public health programs to improve their lifestyles and prevent obesity.
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This page is a summary of: Trends and Disparities in Adult Body Mass Index Across the 47 Prefectures of Japan, 1975–2018: A Bayesian Spatiotemporal Analysis of National Household Surveys, Frontiers in Public Health, May 2022, Frontiers, DOI: 10.3389/fpubh.2022.830578.
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