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PURPOSE To monitor and describe, on a national level, the development of body mass index (BMI), overweight, and obesity of schoolchildren in Sweden aged 7-18 years over a period of 8 years. METHODS Longitudinal and cross-sectional studies of two nationally representative cohorts. A representative sample of 3,749 individuals from a birth cohort of 109,663(More)
AIM To describe Swedish children's growth (i.e. height, weight and body mass index) from birth to age 19 y. METHODS Every infant born on the 15th of any month in 1981 and living in Sweden as of 31 December 1989 was sampled. Longitudinal data were collected from childhood and school health records, and analysis by piecewise linear regression gave(More)