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Obesity and overweight in Bangladeshi children and adolescents: a scoping review.

Authors
  • Rahman, Sholeh
  • Islam, Md Tauhidul
  • Alam, Dewan S
Type
Published Article
Journal
BMC Public Health
Publisher
Springer (Biomed Central Ltd.)
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2014
Volume
14
Pages
70–70
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2458-14-70
PMID: 24450958
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

This review demonstrated paucity of comprehensive literature on childhood obesity in Bangladesh, which might be explored through population-based prospective studies based on strong methodology and uniform reference standards. Sustainable and scalable preventative measures targeting high risk groups are required to avoid further rise.

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