Prevalence of obesity in Sweden.

  title={Prevalence of obesity in Sweden.},
  author={Martin Neovius and Annika Janson and Stephan R{\"o}ssner},
  journal={Obesity reviews : an official journal of the International Association for the Study of Obesity},
  volume={7 1},
Although the prevalence of obesity in Sweden still is low in an international perspective, the development during the last decades is alarming in adults, adolescents and children alike. The prevalence of obesity [body mass index (BMI) > 30 kg m-2] in adults has doubled during the last two decades and is now approximately 10% in both men and women, according to estimates based on self-reported BMI from repeated random samples of the population. However, prevalence estimates based on measured BMI… CONTINUE READING
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