Overweight status and eating patterns among adolescents: where do youths stand in comparison with the healthy people 2010 objectives?

@article{NeumarkSztainer2002OverweightSA,
  title={Overweight status and eating patterns among adolescents: where do youths stand in comparison with the healthy people 2010 objectives?},
  author={Dianne R Neumark-Sztainer and Mary T Story and P. J. Hannan and Jillian K Croll},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  year={2002},
  volume={92 5},
  pages={844-51}
}
OBJECTIVES This study determined the prevalence of Minnesota urban youths reaching the Healthy People 2010 objectives for obesity and intake of fat, calcium, fruits, vegetables, and grains and compared prevalence rates across sociodemographic characteristics. METHODS The study sample included 4746 adolescents (aged 11-18 years) from the Minneapolis/St. Paul area who completed dietary surveys and participated in anthropometric measurements as part of a school-based population study. RESULTS… CONTINUE READING