Ethnic differences in body mass index and prevalence of obesity in school children of Urumqi City, Xinjiang, China.

@article{Yan2006EthnicDI,
  title={Ethnic differences in body mass index and prevalence of obesity in school children of Urumqi City, Xinjiang, China.},
  author={Weili Yan and Yu-jian Zheng and Jun Wu and Shu-feng Chen and Xiao-Kai Ti and Ling Li and Xiao-rui Liu},
  journal={Biomedical and environmental sciences : BES},
  year={2006},
  volume={19 6},
  pages={
          469-73
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate the prevalence of obesity and distribution of body mass index (BMI) in school children of four ethnic groups in Urumqi, Xinjiang, China. METHODS A total of 55508 school children of Han, Hui, Uygur and Kazak nationalities aged 8-18 years were selected by a cluster sampling from a districts of Urumqi City for anthropometric… CONTINUE READING