Body mass index trajectory classes and incident asthma in childhood: Results from 8 European Birth Cohorts-a Global Allergy and Asthma European Network initiative

Peter Rzehak*, Alet H. Wijga, Thomas Keil, Esben Eller, Carsten Bindslev-Jensen, Henriette A. Smit, Joost Weyler, Sandra Dom, Jordi Sunyer, Michelle A. Mendez, Maties Torrent, Oriol Vall, Carl-Peter Bauer, Dietrich Berdel, Beate Schaaf, Chih-Mei Chen, Anna Bergstroem, Maria P. Fantini, Monique Mommers, Ulrich WahnSusanne Lau, Joachim Heinrich

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1528-1536
JournalJournal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2013


  • Body mass index
  • rapid growth
  • asthma
  • child
  • latent growth mixture model
  • European birth cohorts
  • Global Allergy and Asthma European Network

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