A national study of the prevalence of overweight and obesity in 6–12 y-old Swiss children: body mass index, body-weight perceptions and goals

@article{Zimmermann2000ANS,
  title={A national study of the prevalence of overweight and obesity in 6–12 y-old Swiss children: body mass index, body-weight perceptions and goals},
  author={M B Zimmermann and Shmuel Hess and R. A. .. Hurrell},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Nutrition},
  year={2000},
  volume={54},
  pages={568-572}
}
Objectives: To estimate the prevalence of overweight and obesity in Swiss children and to obtain information on weight perceptions and weight control practices in this population.Design: Cross-sectional, three-stage, probability-proportionate-to-size cluster sampling.Setting: Middle schools throughout Switzerland.Subjects: A representative national sample of 595 6–12 y-old schoolchildren.Intervention: Measurement of weight and height; interview on weight perceptions and weight control practices… CONTINUE READING
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