Risk in childhood of development of severe adult obesity: retrospective, population-based case-cohort study.

@article{Srensen1988RiskIC,
  title={Risk in childhood of development of severe adult obesity: retrospective, population-based case-cohort study.},
  author={Thorkild I A S\orensen and Stig Sonne-Holm},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={1988},
  volume={127 1},
  pages={104-13}
}
Recent studies have shown a weak continuity of fatness from childhood through adulthood within the central part of the population distribution. This study presents body mass index values (weight/height2) from ages 7-13 years for the 429 severely obese young males with a body mass index of at least 31 kg/m2 among 93,800 draftees born between 1930 and 1956 inclusive who attended school and underwent draft board examination in Copenhagen. This group was compared with a random 1% sample from the… CONTINUE READING

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