Utility and applicability of the “Childhood Obesity Risk Evaluation” (CORE)-index in predicting obesity in childhood and adolescence in Greece from early life: the “National Action Plan for Public Health”

  title={Utility and applicability of the “Childhood Obesity Risk Evaluation” (CORE)-index in predicting obesity in childhood and adolescence in Greece from early life: the “National Action Plan for Public Health”},
  author={Y. Manios and E. Vlachopapadopoulou and G. Moschonis and F. Karachaliou and T. Psaltopoulou and D. Koutsouki and G. Bogdanis and V. Carayanni and A. Hatzakis and S. Michalacos},
  journal={European Journal of Pediatrics},
AbstractEarly identification of infants being at high risk to become obese at their later childhood or adolescence can be of vital importance in any obesity prevention initiative. The aim of the present study was to examine the utility and applicability of the “Childhood Obesity Risk Evaluation (CORE)” index as a screening tool for the early prediction of obesity in childhood and adolescence. Anthropometric, socio-demographic data were collected cross-sectionally and retrospectively from a… Expand
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