The validity of body mass index (BMI)-for-age for obesity diagnosis in Latin-American children may be limited due to observed cases of overweight without obesity (i.e. body fat excess), possibly due to certain physical characteristics. In the current study, we investigated whether the usefulness of BMI-for-age in the diagnosis of obesity among… (More)
To quantify the access to diagnosis and treatment of obesity and intentional weight loss among obese adults in Mexico and to identify the sociodemographic factors related to these events.
The 2006 Mexican National Health and Nutrition Survey - representative of the adults aged 20 to 64 years - was analyzed. Whether people had received… (More)