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Obesity Epidemiology$
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Frank Hu

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780195312911

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195312911.001.0001

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Gene-Environment Interactions and Obesity

Gene-Environment Interactions and Obesity

(p.461) 22 Gene-Environment Interactions and Obesity
Obesity Epidemiology

Frank B. Hu

Oxford University Press

This chapter discusses several aspects of gene-environment interactions, beginning with conceptual and statistical models, followed by various study designs for identifying gene-environment interactions. It summarizes results from both intervention and observational studies of gene-environment interactions on obesity and weight change. Finally, it discusses methodological issues in the study of gene-environment interactions, including sample size requirements, the problem of multiple comparisons, lack of replication, and study designs.

Keywords:   obesity research, gene-environment studies, weight change, conceptual models, statistical models

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