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Title: Overweight/obesity in children (6 to 14 years) from Bragança: relationship with physical activity
Authors: Vasques, Catarina
Correia, Teresa
Lopes, Vítor P.
Issue Date: 2008
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Citation: Vasques, Catarina; Correia, T.; Lopes, Vítor P. (2008) - Overweight/obesity in children (6 to 14 years) from Bragança: relationship with physical activity. In Obesity Reviews. Porto
Series/Report no.: 9;Supplement 2
Abstract: The purpose was to study the prevalence of overweight/ obesity and examine the relationship between physical activity and obesity. Methods: Weight and height were measured in 1493 children (6 to 14 years old), of both gender. Overweight/obesity was calculated according to IOTF cut-off values for BMI. Means of transportation to school and the time spent watching TV were assessed. The odds ratio between these variables and obesity were calculated.
Peer review: yes
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