Association between Times Spent on the Internet and Weight Status in Korean Adolescents

@inproceedings{Baek2011AssociationBT,
  title={Association between Times Spent on the Internet and Weight Status in Korean Adolescents},
  author={Seong-Ik Baek and Wi-young So},
  booktitle={Iranian journal of public health},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND This study investigates whether the amount of time that Korean adolescents spend on the Internet per day is related to their weight status. METHODS For this purpose, we analyzed data from the 2009 Korea Youth Risk Behavior Web-based Survey-V (KYRBWSV), in which 72,399 students from the 7(th) to the 12(th) grade participated. We assessed the relationship between the amount of time spent on the Internet per day and body mass index (BMI) by using multivariate logistic regression… CONTINUE READING
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