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Affluence, obesity, and non-communicable diseases in India

Gaiha, Raghav; Jha, Raghbendra; Kulkarni, Vani

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Aging, growing affluence, obesity, and NCDs are closely linked. This chapter examines these links using a nationwide household survey. Attention is given to complex health policy choices given the irreversibility of growing affluence, lifestyle changes and urbanization.

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Book chapter
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/60115
Book Title: Diets, malnutrition, and disease: The Indian Experience
DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099215.003.0008

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