Factors Affecting Prevalence of Overweight Among 12‐ to 17‐year‐old Urban Adolescents in Hyderabad, India

@article{Laxmaiah2007FactorsAP,
  title={Factors Affecting Prevalence of Overweight Among 12‐ to 17‐year‐old Urban Adolescents in Hyderabad, India},
  author={Avula Laxmaiah and Balakrishna Nagalla and Kamasamudram Vijayaraghavan and Mohanan Nair},
  journal={Obesity},
  year={2007},
  volume={15}
}
Objective: The problem of overweight and obesity is not confined only to developed countries but is also widely prevalent in developing countries. The objective of this study was to assess the prevalence of overweight and obesity as defined by the International Obesity Task Force (IOTF) among school‐age children in Hyderabad, India, and identify its associated factors. 
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