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Research data: WEIGHT MANAGEMENT
2015 Overweight and obesity and associated factors among school-aged adolescents in six Pacific Island countries in Oceania
The aim of this study was to assess overweight and obesity and associated factors in school-going adolescents in six Pacific Island countrie...Download this report
The aim of the study was to estimate associations between dietary behaviour, chronic conditions and health variables among male out-patients...
The aim of this study was exploring the prevalence of obesity and to determine the factors associated with obesity among male out-patients i...
2014 Childhood overweight and social correlates among school-going adolescents in Dominica and Jamaica
The purpose of this study was to investigate overweight and obesity and social correlates among school children in Dominica and Jamaica. The...