Body mass index, overweight and obesity among Kuwaiti intermediate school adolescents aged 10–14 years

@article{AlIsa2004BodyMI,
  title={Body mass index, overweight and obesity among Kuwaiti intermediate school adolescents aged 10–14 years},
  author={AN Al-Isa},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Nutrition},
  year={2004},
  volume={58},
  pages={1273-1277}
}
Objectives: The purpose of this cross-sectional study was to assess the levels of overweight and obesity among Kuwaiti intermediate school adolescents aged 10–14 y. The study comprised a multistage stratified random sample of 14659 adolescents (7205 males and 7454 females), which constitutes approximately 17% of the target population of this school level.Methods: Weights and heights of the adolescents were measured, from which the body mass index (BMI), which is the weight in kilograms divided… CONTINUE READING
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