Risk factors for overweight in 2- to 6-year-old children in Beijing, China.

  title={Risk factors for overweight in 2- to 6-year-old children in Beijing, China.},
  author={Jing-xiong Jiang and Urban Rosenqvist and Huishan Wang and Ted Greiner and Yi Ma and Andr{\'e} Michael Toschke},
  journal={International journal of pediatric obesity : IJPO : an official journal of the International Association for the Study of Obesity},
  volume={1 2},
OBJECTIVE To assess the prevalence of overweight among Chinese preschool children and to explore risk factors of childhood obesity focusing on parental characteristics, feeding practice and lifestyle. METHODS Data on 930 families with 2- to 6-year-old children in five kindergartens were obtained in a cross sectional study. Families were randomly selected from two of all six urban districts in Beijing, China. Information on parental characteristics, dietary habits, lifestyle habits, and… CONTINUE READING

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