Weight status and hypertension among adolescent girls in Argentina and Norway: Data from the ENNyS and HUNT studies

@article{StrayPedersen2009WeightSA,
  title={Weight status and hypertension among adolescent girls in Argentina and Norway: Data from the ENNyS and HUNT studies},
  author={Marit Stray-Pedersen and Ragnhild M Helsing and Luz Gibbons and Gabriela Cormick and Turid Lingaas Holmen and Torstein Vik and Jos{\'e} Miguel Beliz{\'a}n},
  journal={BMC Public Health},
  year={2009},
  volume={9},
  pages={398 - 398}
}
BACKGROUND To provide data on overweight, obesity and hypertension among adolescent girls in Norway and Argentina. METHODS Data was obtained from two population-based, cross-sectional and descriptive studies containing anthropometric and blood pressure measurements of 15 to 18 year old girls. The study included 2,156 adolescent girls from Norway evaluated between 1995 and 1997, and 669 from Argentina evaluated between 2004 and 2005. RESULTS Around 15% of adolescent girls in Norway and 19… CONTINUE READING
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