The effects of a 3-year obesity intervention in schoolchildren in Beijing.

@article{Jiang2007TheEO,
  title={The effects of a 3-year obesity intervention in schoolchildren in Beijing.},
  author={Jing-xiong Jiang and Xiangnan Xia and Ted Greiner and Gilbert Wu and G Lian and Ulf Rosenqvist},
  journal={Child: care, health and development},
  year={2007},
  volume={33 5},
  pages={641-6}
}
BACKGROUND Childhood obesity has become a health problem in urban areas in China. Intervention to reduce childhood obesity should be of high priority. School-based intervention programmes are needed to deal with the growing prevalence of childhood obesity in China. METHODS Five primary schools were selected randomly for this study in the Beijing urban area in China; two were allocated to the intervention group and three to the control group. A total of 2425 children (1029 children in… CONTINUE READING