Global, regional, and national prevalence of overweight and obesity in children and adults during 1980-2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013.

@article{Ng2014GlobalRA,
  title={Global, regional, and national prevalence of overweight and obesity in children and adults during 1980-2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013.},
  author={Marie Cicelie C. Ng and T. Fleming and Margaret M. Robinson and Blake Thomson and Nicholas Graetz and Christopher Margono and Erin C Mullany and Stan H. Biryukov and Cristiana Abbafati and Semaw Ferede Abera and Jerry Puthenpurakal Abraham and Niveen M. E. Abu-Rmeileh and Tom Achoki and Fadia S Albuhairan and Zewdie Aderaw Alemu and Rafael Alfonso and Mohammed K Ali and Raghib Ali and Nelson Rafael Alvis Guzm{\'a}n and Walid S Ammar and Palwasha Anwari and Amitava Banerjee and Sim{\'o}n Barquera and Sanjay Basu and Derrick A Bennett and Zulfiqar Ahmed Bhutta and Jed Daniel Blore and Norberto Luiz Cabral and Ismael Campos Nonato and Jung-Chen Chang and Rajiv Chowdhury and Karen J Courville and Michael H. Criqui and David Keith Cundiff and Kaustubh C Dabhadkar and Lalit Dandona and Adrian C J Davis and Anand Dayama and Samath Dhamminda Dharmaratne and Eric L. Ding and Adnan M Durrani and Alireza Esteghamati and Farshad Farzadfar and Derek F J Fay and Valery L. Feigin and Abraham D. Flaxman and Mohammad Hossein Forouzanfar and Atsushi Goto and Mark A Green and Rajeev Gupta and Nima Hafezi-Nejad and Graeme J. Hankey and Heather C Harewood and Rasmus Havmoeller and Simon I. Hay and Luc{\'i}a Hern{\'a}ndez and Abdullatif S. Husseini and Bulat Idrisov and Nayu Ikeda and Farhad Islami and Eiman C Jahangir and Simerjot Kaur Jassal and Sun Ha Jee and Mona Jeffreys and Jost Bruno Jonas and Edmond K Kabagambe and Shams Eldin Ali Hassan Khalifa and Andre Pascal Kengne and Yousef S Khader and Young Ho Khang and Daniel H. Kim and Ruth W. Kimokoti and Jonas Minet Kinge and Yoshihiro Kokubo and Soewarta Kosen and Gene F Kwan and Taavi Lai and Mall Leinsalu and Yichong Li and Xiaofeng Liang and Shiwei Liu and Giancarlo Logroscino and Paulo Andrade Lotufo and Yuan Lu and Jixiang Ma and Nana Kwaku Mainoo and George A. Mensah and Tony Raymond Merriman and Ali H. Mokdad and Joanna A Moschandreas and Mohsen Naghavi and Aliya Naheed and Devina Nand and K. M. Venkat Narayan and Erica Leigh Nelson and Marian L Neuhouser and Muhammad Imran Nisar and Takayoshi Ohkubo and Samuel Oji Oti and Andrea Pedroza and Dorairaj Prabhakaran and Nobhojit Roy and Uchechukwu Sampson and Hyeyoung Seo and Sadaf G Sepanlou and Kenji Shibuya and Rahman Shiri and Ivy J. Shiue and Gitanjali M. Singh and Jasvinder A Singh and Vegard Skirbekk and Nicolas J C Stapelberg and Lela Sturua and Bryan L. Sykes and M. J. Tobias and Bach Xuan Tran and Leonardo Trasande and Hideaki Toyoshima and Steven J M van de Vijver and Tommi Juhani Vasankari and Jacob Lennert Veerman and Gustavo Vel{\'a}squez-Mel{\'e}ndez and Vasiliy Vlassov and Stein Emil Vollset and Theo Vos and Claire Q. F. Wang and Xiaorong Wang and Elisabete Weiderpass and Andrea Werdecker and Jonathan L. Wright and Yang Claire Yang and Hiroshi Yatsuya and Jihyun Yoon and Seok Jun Yoon and Yong Zhao and Maigeng Zhou and Shankuan Zhu and Alan D Lopez and C. J. Murray and Emmanuela Gakidou},
  journal={Lancet},
  year={2014},
  volume={384 9945},
  pages={766-81}
}
BACKGROUND In 2010, overweight and obesity were estimated to cause 3·4 million deaths, 3·9% of years of life lost, and 3·8% of disability-adjusted life-years (DALYs) worldwide. The rise in obesity has led to widespread calls for regular monitoring of changes in overweight and obesity prevalence in all populations. Comparable, up-to-date information about levels and trends is essential to quantify population health effects and to prompt decision makers to prioritise action. We estimate the… CONTINUE READING
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