TITLE

Overweight Among Students in Grades K--12 -- Arkansas, 2003--04 and 2004--05 School Years

PUB. DATE
January 2006
SOURCE
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;1/13/2006, Vol. 55 Issue 1, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents findings of a study on the prevalence of overweight among children in the U.S. from 1976-1980 to 1999-2002. The study is based on the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Demographic data on public school students were used in the study. Measurement of the body mass index (BMI) was performed. On the basis of the assessment from BMI measurement, students were classified as overweight, at risk for overweight, as normal weight or as underweight.
ACCESSION #
19637694

 

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