Prevalence of marked overweight and obesity in a multiethnic pediatric population: findings from the Child and Adolescent Trial for Cardiovascular Health (CATCH) study.

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OBJECTIVE Determine the prevalence of marked overweight and obesity among children in the Child and Adolescent Trial for Cardiovascular Health (CATCH), identify high risk groups, and compare findings to other recent studies. DESIGN Cohort study. SUBJECTS/SETTING Five thousand one hundred-six school children who were participants in CATCH at baseline… (More)

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