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      Establishing a standard definition for child overweight and obesity worldwide: international survey.

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          Abstract

          To develop an internationally acceptable definition of child overweight and obesity, specifying the measurement, the reference population, and the age and sex specific cut off points.

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          Journal
          BMJ
          BMJ (Clinical research ed.)
          BMJ
          0959-8138
          0959-8138
          May 06 2000
          : 320
          : 7244
          Affiliations
          [1 ] Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Institute of Child Health, London WC1N 1EH. tim.cole@ich.ucl.ac.uk
          Article
          10.1136/bmj.320.7244.1240
          27365
          10797032
          f8aec04b-f477-49d4-a247-f57adf496c79
          History

          Age Factors,Biology,Body Height,Body Weight,Child,Demographic Factors,Health,Nutrition,Nutrition Indexes,Obesity,Physiology,Population,Population Characteristics,Research Report,World,Youth

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