Growth and obesity in 7-year-old Croatian children: secular changes from 1991 to 2008

@article{Brali2011GrowthAO,
  title={Growth and obesity in 7-year-old Croatian children: secular changes from 1991 to 2008},
  author={Irena Brali{\'c} and Husref Tahirovi{\'c} and Dubravka Matani{\'c}},
  journal={European Journal of Pediatrics},
  year={2011},
  volume={170},
  pages={1521-1527}
}
The study analyses secular changes in body weight, height and body mass index (BMI) in children in the Splitsko-dalmatinska County, Croatia, in the period from 1991 to 2008. The overweight/obesity trends from 1991 to 1999 and from 2000 to 2008 are assessed. The study included three cohorts of healthy 7-year-old children, measured during their regular medical examination before enrolment at school: 1991 (n = 514), 1999 (n = 428) and 2008 (n = 452), in a total of 1,394 children, 686 (49.21%) of… CONTINUE READING
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