CANADIAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION JOURNAL, vol.186, no.4, pp.258-266, 2014 (SCI-Expanded)
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CANADIAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION JOURNAL
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
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Background: Household devices (e.g., television, car, computer) are common in high income countries, and their use has been linked to obesity and type 2 diabetes mellitus. We hypothesized that device ownership is associated with obesity and diabetes and that these effects are explained through reduced physical activity, increased sitting time and increased energy intake.