Establishing a standard definition for child overweight and obesity worldwide: international survey.

@article{Cole2000EstablishingAS,
  title={Establishing a standard definition for child overweight and obesity worldwide: international survey.},
  author={Tim James Cole and Mary C. Bellizzi and Katherine M Flegal and William H. Dietz},
  journal={BMJ},
  year={2000},
  volume={320 7244},
  pages={
          1240-3
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To develop an internationally acceptable definition of child overweight and obesity, specifying the measurement, the reference population, and the age and sex specific cut off points. DESIGN International survey of six large nationally representative cross sectional growth studies. SETTING Brazil, Great Britain, Hong Kong, the Netherlands, Singapore, and the United States. SUBJECTS 97 876 males and 94 851 females from birth to 25 years of age. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURE Body mass… CONTINUE READING
Highly Cited
This paper has 59 citations. REVIEW CITATIONS
Related Discussions
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 4 times. VIEW TWEETS

From This Paper

Figures, tables, and topics from this paper.

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 34 extracted citations

A systems genetics approach to dyslipidemia in children and adolescents.

Omics : a journal of integrative biology • 2015
View 1 Excerpt
Highly Influenced

Are Dietary Intakes Related to Obesity in Children?

Open access Macedonian journal of medical sciences • 2016

59 Citations

051015'03'06'10'14'18
Citations per Year
Semantic Scholar estimates that this publication has 59 citations based on the available data.

See our FAQ for additional information.

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 23 references

A new approach to assessing adolescent malnutrition in low income countries. A case study in Zimbabwe. Abstract presented at the International Biometric Society, Italian region

M D'Amato, A Ferro-Luzzi, +3 authors P. Mucavele
USA William H Dietz director Correspondence to: TJ Cole tim.cote@ich.ucl. ac.uk BMJ 2000;320:1240-3 • 1999
View 2 Excerpts

Obesity among Singapore students

U Rajan
Ann Hum Biol • 1999

Body mass index reference curves for Chinese children

Leung SSF, TJ Cole, LY Tse, Lau JTF
Stat Med • 1998