The relationship between body mass index and health-related quality of life in urban disadvantaged children

@article{Wynne2014TheRB,
  title={The relationship between body mass index and health-related quality of life in urban disadvantaged children},
  author={Ciara E Wynne and C. M. Comiskey and Eleanor Hollywood and Mary Brigid Quirke and Karin O’Sullivan and Sinead McGilloway},
  journal={Quality of Life Research},
  year={2014},
  volume={23},
  pages={1895-1905}
}
The study’s aim was to establish, for children living in urban disadvantage, the nature and extent of the relationship between body mass index (BMI) and health-related quality of life (HRQoL), including the role of individual and family factors in influencing this relationship. Within the context of a longitudinal design, 255 children aged 7–12 years (50 % male) self-reported their HRQoL (Kidscreen-27) and had their height and weight measured at year one and two. One parent/guardian for each… CONTINUE READING
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