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OBJECTIVE To assess the efficacy of a school-based intervention programme to reduce the prevalence of overweight in 6 to 10-year-old children. DESIGN Cluster-randomized, controlled study. SUBJECTS A total of 3135 boys and girls in grades 1-4 were included in the study. METHODS Ten schools were selected in Stockholm county area and randomized to(More)
OBJECTIVE Impaired fasting glucose (IFG), a pre-stage to type 2 diabetes in adults, is also present in obese children. A large variation of the occurrence has been recorded, but the true prevalence is unknown due to lack of larger representative cohort studies. This study was implemented to investigate the prevalence of IFG in two nationwide cohorts of(More)
PURPOSE To investigate medication use, direct healthcare costs and comorbidities in patients with generalised anxiety disorder (GAD) within specialised care in Sweden 2006-2007. METHODS A retrospective study was conducted using data from the National Patient Register and the Swedish Prescribed Drug Register. All patients with a primary GAD (ICD-10)(More)
OBJECTIVE This study describes the derivation and validation of the Patient Management Category (PMC) Severity Scale, which provides a method of assessing the overall severity of a hospitalized patient's illnesses, based on the patient's unique clinical conditions, their interaction, and the resultant, combined risk of morbidity and mortality. DATA(More)
Ancient Greek literature gives us many relevant traces of the way people represented maritime spaces. Greek narratives endow these spaces with meaning and make them legible. Indeed, these testimonies are a significant contribution to our knowledge of the " odological " space at sea, a space of description including numerous cultural features rather than a(More)
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