Overweight and obesity trends in Copenhagen schoolchildren from 2002 to 2007.

@article{Pearson2010OverweightAO,
  title={Overweight and obesity trends in Copenhagen schoolchildren from 2002 to 2007.},
  author={Seija Pearson and Bente Hansen and Thorkild I A S\orensen and Jennifer L Baker},
  journal={Acta paediatrica},
  year={2010},
  volume={99 11},
  pages={1675-8}
}
AIM The purpose of this study is to monitor the prevalence trend in overweight and obesity among Copenhagen schoolchildren from the school years 2002 to 2007. METHODS Copenhagen community health service doctors conducted routine examinations at school entry (ages 5-8 years) and exit (ages 14-16 years). Body mass index (kg/m²) of 33,245 schoolchildren was calculated. The prevalence of overweight (including obesity) and obesity was classified using the International Obesity Task Force… CONTINUE READING