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Life Course Patterns of Concurrent Trajectories of BMI and Affective Symptoms of Rural Mothers: Socioeconomic Antecedents and Disease Outcomes in Later Life

Study examining patterns of body mass index (BMI), socioeconomic background, and symptoms of depression and anxiety in rural Midwestern mothers over a 25-year period from 1991-2015. Participants in the study were 552 White families in rural Iowa who were parents of early adolescents in 1991. Discusses health risks, comorbidity, and socioeconomic stresses over time, noting that the rural women in the study experienced the rural farm crisis of the late 1980s.
Kandauda Wickrama, Eric T. Klopack, Catherine Walker O'Neal, et al.
The Journals of Gerontology Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 74(7), 1233-1244
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Health conditions · Mental health · Obesity and weight control · Statistics and data · Stress and stress disorders · White · Women · Iowa