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[Three years follow-up study on the changes of overweight and obesity among 862 pre-school children in Beijing city].

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Type
Published Article
Journal
Wei sheng yan jiu = Journal of hygiene research
Publication Date
Volume
34
Issue
5
Pages
620–621
Identifiers
PMID: 16329613
Source
Medline

Abstract

The results from three years follow-up of 862 children indicated that the prevalence of overweight and obesity increased with the age increasing (P < 0.05). The prevalence of obesity of boys was 12.5% in 2002 which increase 8% than that in the year of 2000 (4.4%), and the prevalence of obesity of girls was 10.7% in the year of 2002 which increase 6% than that in the year of 2000 (4.2%), the increasing rate of the obesity group was fast than the normal group. 80 percent of the obesity children remained obesity during the three years and the incidence of the obesity during the normal group was lower than the overweight group.

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