Prevalence estimates of overweight and obesity in Cree preschool children in northern Quebec according to international and US reference criteria.

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TitlePrevalence estimates of overweight and obesity in Cree preschool children in northern Quebec according to international and US reference criteria.
Publication TypeResearch
Year of Publication2007
AuthorsWillows NDianne, Johnson MS, Ball GDC
Abstract

We estimated the prevalence of overweight and obesity in Cree Canadian children aged 5 years (n=1044) using international and US growth references and examined the longitudinal tracking of weight categories between ages 2 and 5 years (n=562).

URLhttp://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17194866
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