Health-related quality of life of overweight and obese children.

  title={Health-related quality of life of overweight and obese children.},
  author={Jo Williams and Melissa Wake and Kylie D Hesketh and Elise Maher and Eric Waters},
  volume={293 1},
CONTEXT The negative effects of childhood overweight and obesity on quality of life (QOL) have been shown in clinical samples but not yet in population-based community samples. OBJECTIVE To determine relationships between weight and health-related QOL reported by parent-proxy and child self-report in a population sample of elementary school children. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PARTICIPANTS Cross-sectional data collected in 2000 within the Health of Young Victorians Study, a longitudinal cohort… CONTINUE READING
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