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Body mass index and subjective well-being in young adults: a twin population study

Milla S Linna1*, Jaakko Kaprio123, Anu Raevuori14, Elina Sihvola15, Anna Keski-Rahkonen1 and Aila Rissanen5

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1 Hjelt Institute, Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland

2 Institute for Molecular Medicine, Helsinki, Finland

3 Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland

4 Department of Adolescent Psychiatry, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland

5 Department of Psychiatry, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland

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BMC Public Health 2013, 13:231  doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-231

Published: 16 March 2013

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Distribution of BMI in men and in women.

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Additional file 2: Figure S2:

The inverse U-shaped relationship between physical activity index and BMI (p<0.001) in men.

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