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The prevalence of obesity in children and adolescents has increased by 3- to 4-fold over the last 3 decades in the United States 1 In Europe current prevalence rates of overweight or obesity in preschool children are between 8% and 13% 2 Obesity has major health and socioeconomic impacts especially in children and adolescents 3 These populations are at greater risk for developing The World Health Organization (WHO-2007) and the International Obesity Task Force (IOTF-Cole) systems assess child weight status However derived estimations often differ We aimed to a) compare the prevalence of overweight and obesity b) analyze individual and contextual factors associated with child weight using multilevel analysis and c) explore the spatial distribution of overweight and

Discrepancies between classification systems of

Discrepancies between classification systems of childhood obesity Discrepancies between classification systems of childhood obesity Neovius M Linn Y Barkeling B Rssner S 2004-05-01 00:00:00 Despite growing concern about weight‐related problems among children no universally accepted classification system for childhood obesity exists

2017/2/4Childhood obesity classification systems and cardiometabolic risk factors: a comparison of the Italian World Health Organization and International Obesity Task Force references Valerio G(1) Balsamo A(2) Baroni MG(3)(4) Brufani C(5)(6) Forziato C(7) Grugni

childhood and adolescence age- and -specific cut-off points are needed for appropriate overweight and obesity classification Three BMI classification systems are com-monly used to study youth with cut-off values published by the International Obesity Task

Despite growing concern about weight‐related problems among children no universally accepted classification system for childhood obesity exists There is a number of proposed international body mass index (BMI)‐based systems in use and national variants also

Childhood obesity classification systems and cardiometabolic risk factors: A comparison of the Italian World Health Organization and International Obesity Task Force references By Giuliana Valerio Antonio Balsamo Marco Giorgio Baroni Claudia Brufani

Diagnostic accuracy of different body weight and height

2015/8/20Childhood obesity was also determined from four BMI-based references and the 1993 HK reference The diagnostic accuracy of these existing definitions for childhood obesity in screening excess body fat was evaluated using diagnostic indices

Despite growing concern about weight‐related problems among children no universally accepted classification system for childhood obesity exists There is a number of proposed international body mass index (BMI)‐based systems in use and national variants also

Prioritizing areas for action in the field of population-based prevention of childhood obesity: a set of tools for Member States to determine and identify priority areas for action 1 Obesity - prevention and control 2 Child welfare 3 Exercise 4 Food habits 5

Childhood obesity is a major public health concern in the United States Obese children are at higher risk to develop type 2 diabetes cardiovascular disease cancer sleep apnea and a greater risk of social and psychological problems In the United States

The incidence of childhood obesity is due to complex interactions between genetics and the environment 19 20 The etiology is usually multifactorial and it is important to conduct a complete history and physical examination and a comprehensive assessment

Intervening to reduce sedentary behaviors and childhood obesity among school-age youth: a systematic review of randomized trials J Obesity 2012 2012:685430 doi: 10 1155/2012/685430 Crossref Medline Google Scholar 164 Friedrich RR Polet JP Schuch

ABSTRACT Background: Childhood obesity has increased significantly in recent decades Objective: The objective was to examine the perinatal risk factors related to childhood obesity Design: In a prospective study 89 women with normal glucose tolerance (NGT) or gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) and their offspring were evaluated at birth and at 8 8 1 8 y

childhood and adolescence age- and -specific cut-off points are needed for appropriate overweight and obesity classification Three BMI classification systems are com-monly used to study youth with cut-off values published by the International Obesity Task

Prioritizing areas for action prevention of CHILDHOOD OBESITY

Prioritizing areas for action in the field of population-based prevention of childhood obesity: a set of tools for Member States to determine and identify priority areas for action 1 Obesity - prevention and control 2 Child welfare 3 Exercise 4 Food habits 5

Algorithm for the Assessment and Management of hildhood Obesity in Patients 2 Years and Older This algorithm is based on the 2007 Expert ommittee Recommendations 1 new evidence and promising practices Healthy Weight Obesity (MI 5-84%) (MI 85 (MI 95%)

Childhood obesity classification systems and cardiometabolic risk factors: a comparison of the Italian World Health Organization and International Obesity Task Force references Giuliana Valerio 1 Antonio Balsamo 2 Marco Giorgio Baroni 3 4 Claudia Brufani

Severe Obesity and Cardiometabolic Risk in Children: Comparison from Two International Classification Systems Giuliana Valerio 1 * Claudio Maffeis 2 Antonio Balsamo 3 Emanuele Miraglia Del Giudice 4 Claudia Brufani 5 Graziano Grugni 6 Maria Rosaria Licenziati 7 Paolo Brambilla 8 Melania Manco 9 and on the behalf of the Childhood Obesity Group of the Italian

Worldwide prevalence of childhood obesity has increased greatly during the past three decades The increasing occurrence in children of disorders such as type 2 diabetes is believed to be a consequence of this obesity epidemic Much progress has been made in understanding of the genetics and physiology of appetite control and from these advances elucidation of the causes of some rare obesity

obesity norhas a systembeen developed toassessfunctional mobility for personswith obesity despite the fact that functional mobility is included in emerging obesity staging systems designed to guide clinical decisions in the treatmentof obesity 7 8 Aunique feature for some patients with obesityand for

As an easy measure in children and adolescents obesity is determined by applying the body mass index with corresponding percentile charts for age and There is a wide range of international and national systems to identify childhood obesity based on]

Despite growing concern about weight‐related problems among children no universally accepted classification system for childhood obesity exists There is a number of proposed international body mass index (BMI)‐based systems in use and national variants also