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Changes in the distribution of body mass index of adults and children in the US population

Changes in the distribution of body mass index of adults and children in the US population BACKGROUND: National survey data show increases in mean body mass index (BMI) and in the prevalence of overweight and obesity for adults and children in the United States, indicating a change in the distribution of BMI. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png International Journal of Obesity Springer Journals

Changes in the distribution of body mass index of adults and children in the US population

International Journal of Obesity , Volume 24 (7) – Jul 25, 2000

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Publisher
Springer Journals
Copyright
Copyright © 2000 by Macmillan Publishers Limited
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Medicine/Public Health, general; Public Health; Epidemiology; Internal Medicine; Metabolic Diseases; Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
ISSN
0307-0565
eISSN
1476-5497
DOI
10.1038/sj.ijo.0801232
Publisher site
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Abstract

BACKGROUND: National survey data show increases in mean body mass index (BMI) and in the prevalence of overweight and obesity for adults and children in the United States, indicating a change in the distribution of BMI.

Journal

International Journal of ObesitySpringer Journals

Published: Jul 25, 2000

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