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M.a S. Fernández-Pachón ; M.a de los Á. Ortega ; E. Valero ; F. M. Martín ; I. Jáuregui-Lobera ; G. Berná ;Nutrición Hospitalaria 2012, 27 2

Autor: I. Cerrillo

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Nutrición Hospitalaria ISSN: 0212-1611 info@nutriciónhospitalaria.com Grupo Aula Médica España Cerrillo, I.; Fernández-Pachón, M.a S.; Ortega, M.a de los Á.; Valero, E.; Martín, F.
M.; JáureguiLobera, I.; Berná, G. Two methods to determine the prevalence of overweight and obesity in 8-9 year-old-children in Seville, Spain Nutrición Hospitalaria, vol.
27, núm.
2, marzo-abril, 2012, pp.
463-468 Grupo Aula Médica Madrid, España Available in: http:--www.redalyc.org-articulo.oa?id=309226786017 How to cite Complete issue More information about this article Journals homepage in redalyc.org Scientific Information System Network of Scientific Journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal Non-profit academic project, developed under the open access initiative Nutr Hosp.
2012;27(2):463-468 ISSN 0212-1611 • CODEN NUHOEQ S.V.R.
318 Original Two methods to determine the prevalence of overweight and obesity in 8-9 year-old-children in Seville, Spain I.
Cerrillo, M.ª S.
Fernández-Pachón, M.ª de los Á.
Ortega, E.
Valero, F.
M.
Martín*, I.
Jáuregui-Lobera and G.
Berná* Molecular Biology and Biochemistry Engineering Department.
Pablo de Olavide University.
Seville.
Spain. *CIBER de Diabetes y Enfermedades Metabólicas. Abstract Objective: The prevalence of overweight and obesity in Spanish children has increased considerably in the last decades.
Obesity has been recognized as a public health problem in developed countries because its association with increased risk for several pathologies.
Obesity in children and, specifically, in adolescents, is a major concern.
Actually, in Spain, the prevalence rates of childhood overweight and obesity are among the highest in European countries.
The objective of this study was to measure the prevalence of overweight and obesity in children from Seville. Method: A cross-sectional study was performed on 990 children, aged 8-9 years old (51.5% 8-year old and 48.5% 9year old).
Overweight and obesity we...





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