[Prevalence and characteristic of overweight and obesity among adults in China, 2010].

@article{Li2012PrevalenceAC,
  title={[Prevalence and characteristic of overweight and obesity among adults in China, 2010].},
  author={Xiao-yan Li and Yong Jiang and Nan Hu and Yi-chong Li and Mei Yan Zhang and Zheng-jing Huang and Wen-hua Zhao},
  journal={Zhonghua yu fang yi xue za zhi [Chinese journal of preventive medicine]},
  year={2012},
  volume={46 8},
  pages={
          683-6
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To study the prevalence and characteristics of overweight and obesity among Chinese adults aged 18 and above, in year 2010. METHODS A total of 98 271 adults aged 18 and above, who were sampled from 162 surveillance points of 31 provinces of China mainland, were enrolled in the study. Weight and height of each subject were measured, and then body mass index (BMI) was calculated. Overweight was defined as 24 kg/m² ≤ BMI < 28 kg/m², while obesity was defined as BMI ≥ 28 kg/m². After… CONTINUE READING
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