Impact of Parental Socioeconomic Status on Childhood and Adolescent Overweight and Underweight in Korea

@inproceedings{Noh2014ImpactOP,
  title={Impact of Parental Socioeconomic Status on Childhood and Adolescent Overweight and Underweight in Korea},
  author={Jin Won Noh and Young Eun Kim and Jumin Park and In Hwan Oh and Young Dae Kwon},
  booktitle={Journal of epidemiology},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND The prevalence of overweight and underweight is steadily increasing among children and adolescents. To explore the relationship between parental socioeconomic status and body mass index, we examined levels of overweight and underweight among representative samples of children and adolescents in South Korea. METHODS We analyzed data from the 2009 Korean Survey on the Obesity of Youth and Children, conducted by the National Youth Policy Institute. The sample response rate for this… CONTINUE READING
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