Age standardization in mapping adult overweight and obesity trends in the WHO European Region.

@article{Doak2012AgeSI,
  title={Age standardization in mapping adult overweight and obesity trends in the WHO European Region.},
  author={Colleen Marie Doak and Trudy Maria Arnoldina Wijnhoven and Dieuwke F Schokker and Tommy L. S. Visscher and Jacob C. Seidell},
  journal={Obesity reviews : an official journal of the International Association for the Study of Obesity},
  year={2012},
  volume={13 2},
  pages={174-91}
}
This study aims to improve comparability of available data within the World Health Organization (WHO) European Region taking into account differences related to the aging of the population. Surveys were included if they were conducted on adults aged 25-64 years between 1985 and 2010 in the WHO European Region. Overweight/obesity prevalences were adjusted to the European standard population aged 25-64. Data were entered for each of the 5-year categories between 1981 and 2010. Measured height and… CONTINUE READING