Increasing prevalence of overweight and obesity among Spanish adults, 1987–1997

@article{GutirrezFisac2000IncreasingPO,
  title={Increasing prevalence of overweight and obesity among Spanish adults, 1987–1997},
  author={J L Guti{\'e}rrez-Fisac and JL Banegas Banegas and Fernando Rodr{\'i}guez Artalejo and Enrique Regidor},
  journal={International Journal of Obesity},
  year={2000},
  volume={24},
  pages={1677-1682}
}
OBJECTIVE: To study the trend in the prevalence of obesity and overweight in Spanish men and women 25–64 y of age between 1987 and 1997.DESIGN: Cross-sectional surveys of representative samples of the non-institutionalized population in Spain in 1987, 1995 and 1997.SUBJECTS: 14,676 and 7004 adults aged 25–64 who were representative of the Spanish population in 1987 and 1995/1997.MEASURES: Body mass index (BMI) calculated from self-reported weight and height. Overweight is defined as BMI=27–29.9… CONTINUE READING