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Prevalence and trends in obesity among school boys in Central Saudi Arabia between 1988 and 2005.

@article{AlHazzaa2007PrevalenceAT,
  title={Prevalence and trends in obesity among school boys in Central Saudi Arabia between 1988 and 2005.},
  author={Hazzaa M. Al-Hazzaa},
  journal={Saudi medical journal},
  year={2007},
  volume={28 10},
  pages={
          1569-74
        }
}
  • H. Al-Hazzaa
  • Published 1 October 2007
  • Medicine
  • Saudi medical journal
OBJECTIVE To determine the trends in body fatness and obesity among Saudi primary schoolboys using the data from 2 cross-sectional studies conducted in 1988 and 2005. METHODS Two sets of data were analyzed. The first set (n=1082) was conducted in 1988 and the second (n=702) set was conducted in 2005. Both studies used multistage random samples involving primary-school boys aged 6-14 years from Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Measurements included weight (Wt), height (Ht), biacromial (BA) and… 

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