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Sex Differences in Obesity Rates in Poor Countries: Evidence from South Africa

Anne Case, Alicia Menendez

NBER Working Paper No. 13541
Issued in October 2007

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This research has been supported by grants from the National Institute on Aging (R01 AG20275-01, P01 AG05842-14, and P30 AG024361). We thank Dr. Ingrid le Roux and the Philani Nutrition Programme, without whose generous help and guidance this project would not have been possible. The views expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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