Obesity and physical activity among Aboriginal Canadians.

  title={Obesity and physical activity among Aboriginal Canadians.},
  author={P T Katzmarzyk},
  volume={16 1},
OBJECTIVE To investigate ethnic differences in obesity and physical activity among Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Canadians. METHODS AND PROCEDURES The sample included 24,279 Canadians (1,176 Aboriginals, 23,103 non-Aboriginals) aged 2-64 years from the 2004 Canadian Community Health Survey (CCHS). Adult participants were classified as underweight/normal weight, overweight (BMI 25-29.9 kg/m(2)) or obese (BMI > or = 30 kg/m(2)). Children and youth 2-17 years of age were classified as normal… CONTINUE READING

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