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Genetic and Environmental Contributions to Weight, Height, and BMI from Birth to 19 Years of Age: An International Study of Over 12,000 Twin Pairs

  • Lise Dubois mail,

    lise.dubois@uottawa.ca

    Affiliations: Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Department of Epidemiology & Community Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

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  • Kirsten Ohm Kyvik,

    Affiliations: Institute of Regional Health Services Research, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark, Odense Patient Data Explorative Network, Odense University Hospital, Odense, Denmark

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  • Manon Girard,

    Affiliation: Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

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  • Fabiola Tatone-Tokuda,

    Affiliation: Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

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  • Daniel Pérusse,

    Affiliation: Faculté des Arts et des Sciences, Université de Montréal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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  • Jacob Hjelmborg,

    Affiliation: Department of Biostatistics, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark

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  • Axel Skytthe,

    Affiliation: Odense Patient Data Explorative Network, Odense University Hospital, Odense, Denmark

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  • Finn Rasmussen,

    Affiliation: Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden

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  • Margaret J. Wright,

    Affiliation: Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Australia

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  • Paul Lichtenstein,

    Affiliation: Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden

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  • Nicholas G. Martin

    Affiliation: Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Australia

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  • Published: February 08, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0030153

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