Television, computer use and body mass index in Australian primary school children.

@article{Wake2003TelevisionCU,
  title={Television, computer use and body mass index in Australian primary school children.},
  author={Melissa Wake and Kylie D Hesketh and Elizabeth G Waters},
  journal={Journal of paediatrics and child health},
  year={2003},
  volume={39 2},
  pages={130-4}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate relationships between children's body mass index (BMI) and parent reports of children's television and video game/computer habits, controlling for other potential risk factors for paediatric obesity. METHODS Child BMI was calculated from measured height and weight collected in 1997 as part of a large, representative, cross-sectional study of children in Victoria, Australia. Parents reported the amount of time children watched television and used video games/computers… CONTINUE READING

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