Overweight among U.S. children and adolescents.
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Published by Dept. of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics in [Hyattsville, Md .
Written in English


  • Obesity in adolescence -- United States.,
  • Obesity in children -- United States.,
  • Health surveys -- United States.

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Other titlesOverweight among US children and adolescents, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
ContributionsNational Center for Health Statistics (U.S.)
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Open LibraryOL22439541M

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In a review of > studies of correlates of physical activity, about one‐half of studies among children ages 3 to 12 and fewer than one‐third of studies among adolescents found a relationship between activity and overweight (). The relationship did not depend on the quality of the physical activity by: This chapter will explore socioeconomic risks for the development and persistence of overweight and obesity among children and adolescents. These factors are part of the social environment in which the developing child is by: 6. While there is some indication that childhood obesity rates may leveling in the U.S. [], the overall prevalence of obesity among children in was estimated at % [], meaning it. Find more information and research about children's weight in the Research & Links section. Sources for this narrative: 1. Fryar, C. D., et al. (). Prevalence of overweight, obesity, and severe obesity among children and adolescents aged years: United States, through National Center for Health Statistics.