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Prevalence and trends in obesity among US adults, 1999-2000.
CONTEXT The prevalence of obesity and overweight increased in the United States between 1978 and 1991. More recent reports have suggested continued increases but are based on self-reported data. Expand
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CDC growth charts: United States.
OBJECTIVES This report presents the revised growth charts for the United States. It summarizes the history of the 1977 National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) growth charts, reasons for theExpand
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Prevalence of overweight and obesity among US children, adolescents, and adults, 1999-2002.
CONTEXT The prevalence of overweight and obesity has increased markedly in the last 2 decades in the United States. OBJECTIVE To update the US prevalence estimates of overweight in children andExpand
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2000 CDC Growth Charts for the United States: methods and development.
OBJECTIVES This report provides detailed information on how the 2000 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) growth charts for the United States were developed, expanding upon the reportExpand
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Prevalence and trends in overweight among US children and adolescents, 1999-2000.
CONTEXT The prevalence of overweight among children in the United States increased between 1976-1980 and 1988-1994, but estimates for the current decade are unknown. OBJECTIVE To determine theExpand
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Physical growth: National Center for Health Statistics percentiles.
Anthropometry is an effective and frequently performed child health and nutrition screening procedure. The value of physical growth data depends on their accuracy and reliability, how they areExpand
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Prevalence of iron deficiency in the United States.
OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence of iron deficiency and iron deficiency anemia in the US population. DESIGN Nationally representative cross-sectional health examination survey that includedExpand
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National health and nutrition examination survey: analytic guidelines, 1999-2010.
Background-Analytic guide lines were first created in 1996 to assist data users in analyzing data from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III),conducted from 1988 toExpand
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 2000 growth charts for the United States: improvements to the 1977 National Center for Health Statistics version.
OBJECTIVE To present a clinical version of the 2000 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) growth charts and to compare them with the previous version, the 1977 National Center for HealthExpand
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Increasing prevalence of overweight among US adults. The National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys, 1960 to 1991.
OBJECTIVE To examine trends in overweight prevalence and body mass index of the US adult population. DESIGN Nationally representative cross-sectional surveys with an in-person interview and aExpand
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