The epidemiology of overweight and obesity among Australian children and adolescents, 1995-97.

  • Booth M
  • Wake M
  • Armstrong T
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Abstract

To determine the population prevalence of overweight and obesity among Australian children and adolescents, based on measured body mass index (BMI). To determine if overweight and obesity are distributed differentially across the population of young Australians.

Author-supplied keywords

  • Adolescent
  • Australia
  • Australia: epidemiology
  • Body Mass Index
  • Child
  • Child Welfare
  • Child, Preschool
  • Demography
  • Exercise
  • Female
  • Health Surveys
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Nutrition Surveys
  • Obesity
  • Obesity: epidemiology
  • Prevalence

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Authors

  • M L Booth

  • M Wake

  • T Armstrong

  • T Chey

  • K Hesketh

  • S Mathur

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