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  • Published in Ciencia & saude coletiva 2010

[Prevalence of overweight and obesity, and associated factors in adolescents, at the central west area of the state São Paulo (SP, Brazil)].

@article{SalesPeres2010PrevalenceOO,
  title={[Prevalence of overweight and obesity, and associated factors in adolescents, at the central west area of the state S{\~a}o Paulo (SP, Brazil)].},
  author={Silvia Helena de Carvalho Sales-Peres and Suzana Goya and Rute Moreira de Freitas Sant'Anna and Henrique Mendes da Silva and Andr{\'e} de Carvalho Sales-Peres and Ricardo Rodrigues da Silva and Jos{\'e} Roberto Pereira Lauris and Jos{\'e} Roberto Magalh{\~a}es Bastos},
  journal={Ciencia & saude coletiva},
  year={2010},
  volume={15 Suppl 2},
  pages={
          3175-84
        }
}
The aim of the study was to evaluate the relationship between the Body Mass Index (BMI) and the DMFT index, in 207 adolescents aged 12 years old, from 8 public and private schools of the central west area of São Paulo State. From a sample of 380 12 year-old adolescents, both genders, 207 were examined. We used the index DMFT, CBI for weight, measured of stature and applied a questionnaire about alimentary habits, characteristic anthropometrics and physical activity. Regarding body weight, 55.93… CONTINUE READING

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