Cole, TJ; Bellizzi, MC; Flegal, KM; Dietz, WH; (2000) Establishing a standard definition for child overweight and obesity worldwide: international survey. BMJ , 320 (7244) 1240 - 1243.
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To develop an internationally acceptable definition of child overweight and obesity, specifying the measurement, the reference population, and the age and sex specific cut off points.
|Title:||Establishing a standard definition for child overweight and obesity worldwide: international survey.|
|Open access status:||An open access version is available from UCL Discovery|
|Additional information:||PMCID: PMC27365|
|Keywords:||Age Factors, Biology, Body Height, Body Weight, Child, Demographic Factors, Health, Nutrition, Nutrition Indexes, Obesity, Physiology, Population, Population Characteristics, Research Report, World, Youth, Adolescent, Adult, Age Factors, Body Mass Index, Brazil, Child, Female, Great Britain, Hong Kong, Humans, Male, Netherlands, Obesity, Reference Values, Sex Factors, Singapore, United States|
|UCL classification:||UCL > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Population Health Sciences > Institute of Child Health > Department of Population Health Sciences > ICH - Paediatric Epidemiology Unit|
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