Variations in the prevalence and predictors of prevalent metabolically healthy obesity in adolescents.

@article{Heinzle2016VariationsIT,
  title={Variations in the prevalence and predictors of prevalent metabolically healthy obesity in adolescents.},
  author={Stefanie Heinzle and Geoff D C Ball and Jennifer L Kuk},
  journal={Pediatric obesity},
  year={2016},
  volume={11 5},
  pages={
          425-33
        }
}
BACKGROUND Obesity is a heterogeneous condition, which includes a subset of individuals that can be classified as having metabolically healthy obesity (MHO), but there is no consensus on what constitutes MHO. Thus, the objective of the study is to examine the prevalence and predictors of prevalent MHO in adolescents using various definitions of MHO. METHODS Cross-sectional data from the 1999-2010 National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys were used. Participants included 316 male and… CONTINUE READING
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