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Changes in body weight in the NutriNet Brasil cohort during the covid-19 pandemic

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  • Caroline dos Santos Costa Universidade de São Paulo https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3522-1546
  • Eurídice Martínez Steele Universidade de São Paulo
  • Maria Alvim Leite Universidade de São Paulo
  • Fernanda Rauber Universidade de São Paulo
  • Renata Bertazzi Levy Universidade de São Paulo
  • Carlos Augusto Monteiro Universidade de São Paulo

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1590/SciELOPreprints.1667

Keywords:

Weight Gain, Weight Loss, Sociodemographic Variables, Nutritional Status, Coronavirus Infections

Abstract

This study describes body weight changes among participants of the NutriNet Brasil cohort (n = 14,259) during the covid-19 pandemic. We analyzed data reported before the pandemic onset (01/26/2020 to 03/18/2020) and about six months after (09/14/2020 to 10/19/2020). Our results show that 19.7% of the participants gained ≥ 2 kg. Weight gain was directly associated with male gender, lower education, and previous presence of overweight, and inversely associated with age. In turn, 15.2% lost ≥ 2kg, being directly associated with male gender and previous presence of overweight and inversely associated with age.

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01/05/2021 — Updated on 02/12/2021

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dos Santos Costa, C., Martínez Steele, E. ., Alvim Leite, M., Rauber, F., Bertazzi Levy , R., & Augusto Monteiro, C. (2021). Changes in body weight in the NutriNet Brasil cohort during the covid-19 pandemic. In SciELO Preprints. https://doi.org/10.1590/SciELOPreprints.1667 (Original work published 2021)

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Health Sciences