Obesity and associated modifiable environmental factors in Iranian adolescents: Isfahan Healthy Heart Program - Heart Health Promotion from Childhood.

@article{Kelishadi2003ObesityAA,
  title={Obesity and associated modifiable environmental factors in Iranian adolescents: Isfahan Healthy Heart Program - Heart Health Promotion from Childhood.},
  author={Roya Kelishadi and Mahin Hashemi Pour and Nizal Sarrafzadegan and Gholam Hossein Sadry and Rezvan Ansari and Hassan Alikhassy and Nasrollah Bashardoust},
  journal={Pediatrics international : official journal of the Japan Pediatric Society},
  year={2003},
  volume={45 4},
  pages={
          435-42
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the prevalence of overweight and obesity among Iranian adolescents and their relationship with modifiable environmental factors. METHODS The subjects of the present study were 1000 girls and 1000 boys, aged between 11 and 18 years selected by multistage random sampling, their parents (n = 2000) and their school staff (n = 500 subjects) in urban and rural areas of two provinces in Iran. Data concerning body mass index (BMI), nutrition and the physical activity of the… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 112 CITATIONS

Association of Overweight and Obesity with Mental Distress in Iranian Adolescents: The CASPIAN-III Study

  • International journal of preventive medicine
  • 2014
VIEW 8 EXCERPTS
CITES RESULTS & BACKGROUND
HIGHLY INFLUENCED

Sensitivity and specificity of body mass index in determining obesity in children

  • Journal of research in medical sciences : the official journal of Isfahan University of Medical Sciences
  • 2013
VIEW 3 EXCERPTS
CITES BACKGROUND
HIGHLY INFLUENCED

FILTER CITATIONS BY YEAR

2003
2019

CITATION STATISTICS

  • 9 Highly Influenced Citations

  • Averaged 5 Citations per year from 2017 through 2019

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 41 REFERENCES

Secular trend of physical activity level among 6–18 years old students of Ishfahan, Iran (1994–2001)

R Kelishadi, M Hashemipour, R Ansari, N. Bashardoust
  • Res. Med. Sci
  • 2003

Selected characteristics of school children with overweight

J Vignerova, P Blaha, J Kobzova, L Krejovsky, J. Riedlova
  • Es Pediat
  • 2000

Early postnatal nutrition in preterm infants and their anthropometric characteristics in later life

V Hainer, M Cerna, M Kunesova, J Parizkova, I. Kytnarova
  • Int. J. Obes. Relat. Metab. Disord
  • 1999

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…