Severe obesity is a limitation for the use of body mass index standard deviation scores in children and adolescents

@article{Jlusson2018SevereOI,
  title={Severe obesity is a limitation for the use of body mass index standard deviation scores in children and adolescents},
  author={P. J{\'u}l{\'i}usson and M. Roelants and B. Benestad and S. Lekhal and Y. Danielsen and J. Hjelmes{\ae}th and J. Hertel},
  journal={Acta Paediatrica},
  year={2018},
  volume={107}
}
We analysed the distribution of the body mass index standard deviation scores (BMI‐SDS) in children and adolescents seeking treatment for severe obesity, according to the International Obesity Task Force (IOTF), World Health Organization (WHO) and the national Norwegian Bergen Growth Study (BGS) BMI reference charts and the percentage above the International Obesity Task Force 25 cut‐off (IOTF‐25). 
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