Trends in overweight and obesity in Lebanon: evidence from two national cross-sectional surveys (1997 and 2009)

@inproceedings{Nasreddine2012TrendsIO,
  title={Trends in overweight and obesity in Lebanon: evidence from two national cross-sectional surveys (1997 and 2009)},
  author={L Nasreddine and Farah Naja and Marie Claire Chamieh and Nada Adra and A M Sibai and N Hwalla},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND Even though the obesity epidemic continues to grow in various parts of the world, recent reports have highlighted disparities in obesity trends across countries. There is little empirical evidence on the development and growth of obesity in Lebanon and other countries of the Eastern Mediterranean Region. Acknowledging the need for effective obesity preventive measures and for accurate assessment of trends in the obesity epidemic, this study aims at examining and analyzing secular… CONTINUE READING
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