Worldwide trends in childhood overweight and obesity.

@article{Wang2006WorldwideTI,
  title={Worldwide trends in childhood overweight and obesity.},
  author={Youfa Wang and Tim Lobstein},
  journal={International journal of pediatric obesity : IJPO : an official journal of the International Association for the Study of Obesity},
  year={2006},
  volume={1 1},
  pages={
          11-25
        }
}
  • Youfa Wang, T. Lobstein
  • Published 1 March 2006
  • Medicine
  • International journal of pediatric obesity : IJPO : an official journal of the International Association for the Study of Obesity
OBJECTIVES Obesity has become a global epidemic but our understanding of the problem in children is limited due to lack of comparable representative data from different countries, and varying criteria for defining obesity. [...] Key MethodMETHODS PubMed was searched for data relating to trends over time, in papers published between January 1980 and October 2005. Additional studies identified by citations in retrieved papers and by consultation with experts were included.Expand

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