BMI and metabolic disorders in South Korean adults: 1998 Korea National Health and Nutrition Survey.

@article{Kim2004BMIAM,
  title={BMI and metabolic disorders in South Korean adults: 1998 Korea National Health and Nutrition Survey.},
  author={Younghee Kim and Youn Kyoung Suh and Haymie Choi},
  journal={Obesity research},
  year={2004},
  volume={12 3},
  pages={445-53}
}
OBJECTIVE The prevalence of overweight, obesity, and metabolic disorders and their relationship with BMI were studied in South Korean adults. The appropriate BMI categories for overweight and obesity for Koreans were evaluated. RESEARCH METHODS AND PROCEDURES The 1998 Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey was the first such survey, to our knowledge, conducted on a cross-sectional and nationally representative population. The survey provided data on body weight; height… CONTINUE READING
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