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Resource utilization and expenditures for overweight and obese children.

Authors
  • Hampl, Sarah E
  • Carroll, Cathryn A
  • Simon, Stephen D
  • Sharma, Vidya
Type
Published Article
Journal
Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine
Publisher
American Medical Association
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2007
Volume
161
Issue
1
Pages
11–14
Identifiers
PMID: 17199061
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Increased health care utilization and charges reported in obese adults are also present in obese children. Most children with obesity had not been diagnosed as having obesity in this administrative data set.

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