The prevalence of obesity in children with autism: a secondary data analysis using nationally representative data from the National Survey of Children's Health

@inproceedings{Curtin2010ThePO,
  title={The prevalence of obesity in children with autism: a secondary data analysis using nationally representative data from the National Survey of Children's Health},
  author={Carol Curtin and Sarah Anderson and Aviva Must and Linda G Bandini},
  booktitle={BMC pediatrics},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND The prevalence of childhood obesity has increased dramatically in the last two decades and numerous efforts to understand, intervene on, and prevent this significant threat to children's health are underway for many segments of the pediatric population. Understanding the prevalence of obesity in populations of children with developmental disorders is an important undertaking, as the factors that give rise to obesity may not be the same as for typically developing children, and… CONTINUE READING
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