Factors associated with obesity in school children.

@article{Moussa1994FactorsAW,
  title={Factors associated with obesity in school children.},
  author={Maria Moussa and Mofeed B. Skaik and S B Selwanes and Omar Y. Yaghy and Salem A. Bin-Othman},
  journal={International journal of obesity and related metabolic disorders : journal of the International Association for the Study of Obesity},
  year={1994},
  volume={18 7},
  pages={
          513-5
        }
}
To investigate factors associated with the development of obesity in school children, the authors undertook a case-control study of 220 obese and 220 non-obese children aged 6 to 18 years from Al Ain, United Arab Emirates between September 1992 to May 1993 inclusive. The inclusion criterion for cases comprised children with body mass (Quetelet index) > 90th percentile of age-sex reference data of the French population. Questionnaires were used to obtain information about socioeconomic status… CONTINUE READING

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