Secular trends in weight status and weight-related attitudes and behaviors in adolescents from 1999 to 2010.

@article{NeumarkSztainer2012SecularTI,
  title={Secular trends in weight status and weight-related attitudes and behaviors in adolescents from 1999 to 2010.},
  author={Dianne R Neumark-Sztainer and Melanie M. Wall and Nicole Irene Larson and Mary T Story and Jayne A Fulkerson and Marla E. Eisenberg and P. J. Hannan},
  journal={Preventive medicine},
  year={2012},
  volume={54 1},
  pages={77-81}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine secular trends from 1999 to 2010 in weight status and weight-related attitudes and behaviors among adolescents. METHODS A repeated cross-sectional design was used. Participants were from Minneapolis/St. Paul middle schools and high schools and included 3072 adolescents in 1999 (mean age 14.6 ± 1.8) and 2793 adolescents in 2010 (mean age 14.4 ± 2.0). Trends in weight-related variables were examined using inverse probability weighting to control for changes in socio… CONTINUE READING
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