Cardiometabolic Risk Factors among Severely Obese Children and Adolescents in the United States, 1999-2012.

@article{Li2016CardiometabolicRF,
  title={Cardiometabolic Risk Factors among Severely Obese Children and Adolescents in the United States, 1999-2012.},
  author={Linlin Li and Adriana P{\'e}rez and L T Wu and Nalini Ranjit and Henry Shelton Brown and Steven H. Kelder},
  journal={Childhood obesity},
  year={2016},
  volume={12 1},
  pages={12-9}
}
BACKGROUND Severely obese children and adolescents are at high risk of suffering obesity-related comorbidities. This article is to examine the dose-response relationship between weight status and cardiometabolic risk factors among US adolescents. METHODS Youths aged 6-19 years participating in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys (NHANES) 1999-2012 were included (N = 20,905). Severe obesity was defined as BMI ≥120% of 95th percentile of gender-specific BMI-for-age or BMI ≥35… CONTINUE READING
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