Factors Associated with Excess Weight in a Sample Population of School Adolescents

@article{Farias2017FactorsAW,
  title={Factors Associated with Excess Weight in a Sample Population of School Adolescents},
  author={E. Farias and J. Santos and M. M. Soares and K. F. A. Moreira and Ivanice Fernandes Barcellos Gemelli and Luis Gonzaga de Oliveira Gonçalves and O. F. D. Souza},
  journal={Journal of Human Growth and Development},
  year={2017},
  volume={27},
  pages={132-139}
}
  • E. Farias, J. Santos, +4 authors O. F. D. Souza
  • Published 2017
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Human Growth and Development
  • Introduction: Overweight has been reported as a public health problem. Consequently, this suggests epidemiological studies for nutritional surveillance. Objective:  To analyze the prevalence and factors associated with overweight among high school students in Capital of the Brazilian Western Amazon. Methods: cross-sectional study of 2694 adolescents from public and private schools. They collected demographic, socioeconomic and sedentary behavior through self-responded questionnaire. Overweight… CONTINUE READING

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