Associations between obesity and comorbid mental health, developmental, and physical health conditions in a nationally representative sample of US children aged 10 to 17.

@article{Halfon2013AssociationsBO,
  title={Associations between obesity and comorbid mental health, developmental, and physical health conditions in a nationally representative sample of US children aged 10 to 17.},
  author={Neal Halfon and Kandyce Larson and Wendy Slusser},
  journal={Academic pediatrics},
  year={2013},
  volume={13 1},
  pages={6-13}
}
OBJECTIVE This large population-based study of US children considered the association of obesity with a broad range of comorbidities. This study examined relationships between weight status and health for US children. METHODS We performed cross-sectional analysis of data on 43,297 children aged 10 to 17 from the 2007 National Survey of Children's Health. Weight status was calculated from parent report of child height and weight. Logistic regression models assessed associations between weight… CONTINUE READING
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