Growth Trajectories of Body Mass Index during Childhood: Associated Factors and Health Outcome at Adulthood.

Abstract

OBJECTIVE To identify body mass index (BMI) trajectories from birth to age 10 years and to assess their association with child and parental characteristics and with adult nutritional status and metabolic risk factors. STUDY DESIGN Retrospective cohort study with 1188 subjects aged 20-60 years. Childhood growth was assessed using measured weight and height… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2017.02.010

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