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2014 Prevalence of overweight/obesity and its associated factors among university students from 22 countries

Obesity among young people increases lifetime cardiovascular risk. This study assesses the prevalence of overweight/obesity and its associat...

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2013 Stunting, overweight and obesity in the very young: two sides of the coin

Nutrition, in general, is an important prerequisite to both individual and national development. More specifically, nutrition early in life ...

2013 Overweight and obesity and associated factors among school-aged adolescents in Thailand

The aim of this study was to assess overweight and obesity and associated factors in school-going adolescents in Thailand. Using data from t...

2013 Prevalence of overweight/obesity and central obesity and its associated factors among a sample of university students in India

Obesity and the lifestyle characteristic of Indian society lead young people to conditions of potential cardiovascular risk. The purpose of ...