TITLE

Prevalence and risk factors for overweight and obesity in children from Seychelles, a country in rapid transition: the importance of early growth

AUTHOR(S)
Stettler, N.; Bovet, P.; Shamlaye, H.; Zemel, B.S.; Stallings, V.A.; Paccaud, F.
PUB. DATE
February 2002
SOURCE
International Journal of Obesity & Related Metabolic Disorders;Feb2002, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p214
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the prevalence of overweight and obesity and related risk factors in children from Seychelles, a country in rapid economic and epidemiological transition. Cross-sectional study with retrospective access to early life data; Strong association between weight gain during the first year of life and subsequent obesity in childhood.
ACCESSION #
8677514

 

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