Estimated burden of paediatric obesity and co-morbidities in Europe. Part 1. The increase in the prevalence of child obesity in Europe is itself increasing.

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OBJECTIVES Surveys have shown the prevalence of overweight among school age children to be as high as 35% in parts of Europe, and several countries have reported prevalence rates increasing year-on-year. The purpose of the present paper is to review the rate of change in prevalence of overweight and obesity among children in the European region. METHODS A… (More)

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@article{JacksonLeach2006EstimatedBO, title={Estimated burden of paediatric obesity and co-morbidities in Europe. Part 1. The increase in the prevalence of child obesity in Europe is itself increasing.}, author={Rachel Jackson-Leach and Tim Lobstein}, journal={International journal of pediatric obesity : IJPO : an official journal of the International Association for the Study of Obesity}, year={2006}, volume={1 1}, pages={26-32} }