The Pacific Obesity Prevention in Communities project: project overview and methods.

@article{Swinburn2011ThePO,
  title={The Pacific Obesity Prevention in Communities project: project overview and methods.},
  author={Boyd A. Swinburn and Lynne Millar and Jennifer Utter and P{\'e}ter Kr{\'e}mer and Marj Moodie and Helen Mavoa and Wendy Snowdon and Marita McCabe and Mary Malakellis and Maximilian Pj de Courten and Gade G Waqa and Kalesita F Fotu and Gareth W Roberts and Robert Scragg},
  journal={Obesity reviews : an official journal of the International Association for the Study of Obesity},
  year={2011},
  volume={12 Suppl 2},
  pages={3-11}
}
Obesity is increasing worldwide with the Pacific region having the highest prevalence among adults. The most common precursor of adult obesity is adolescent obesity making this a critical period for prevention. The Pacific Obesity Prevention in Communities project was a four-country project (Fiji, Tonga, New Zealand and Australia) designed to prevent… CONTINUE READING
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