Prevalence of obesity among 10-11-year-old Maltese children using four established standards.

@article{Decelis2013PrevalenceOO,
  title={Prevalence of obesity among 10-11-year-old Maltese children using four established standards.},
  author={Andrew Decelis and Kristin J Fox and Russell Jago},
  journal={Pediatric obesity},
  year={2013},
  volume={8 5},
  pages={e54-8}
}
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to establish, through measured height and weight, the prevalence of overweight and obesity in a representative sample of Maltese children aged 10-11 years. METHODS Height and weight were measured in a sample, stratified by sex, region and type of school, of 874 year 6 children and their body mass index classified as normal weight, overweight, and obese using International Obesity Task Force (IOTF), World Health Organization (WHO), US Centre for… CONTINUE READING
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