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Research Article

Change in the Body Mass Index Distribution for Women: Analysis of Surveys from 37 Low- and Middle-Income Countries

  • Fahad Razak,

    Affiliation: Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

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  • Daniel J. Corsi,

    Affiliation: Harvard Center for Population & Development Studies, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • SV Subramanian mail

    svsubram@hsph.harvard.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Society, Human Development and Health, School of Public Health, Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Published: January 15, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001367
  • Featured in PLOS Collections

About the Authors

Fahad Razak
Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
Daniel J. Corsi
Harvard Center for Population & Development Studies, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America
SV Subramanian
Department of Society, Human Development and Health, School of Public Health, Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: svsubram@hsph.harvard.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: FR SVS. Performed the experiments: FR DC SVS. Analyzed the data: FR DC SVS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: FR DC SVS. Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: FR SVS. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: FR DC SVS. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: FR DC SVS. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: FR DC SVS.