Fat chance for US immigrants

 作者:乌檫邛     |      日期:2019-03-03 01:06:00
LIVING in the US makes you fat, a study of immigrants to the super-sized nation suggests. Mita Goel’s team at Northwestern University in Chicago investigated whether there were changes in the waistlines of immigrants, most of whom come from countries with lower rates of obesity than the US, after moving to one of the world’s fattest countries. The team pulled data from the 2000 National Health Interview Survey, which is based on detailed interviews with 32,374 adult US residents. Among other things, respondents were asked for their height, weight,