Risk factors for overweight and obesity in children aged 2-6 years


KONDOLOT M. , Poyrazoğlu S., Horoz D. , BORLU A. , Altunay C. , BALCI E. , ...More

JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM, vol.30, no.5, pp.499-505, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 30 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1515/jpem-2016-0358
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM
  • Page Numbers: pp.499-505
  • Keywords: early childhood, obesity, overweight, risk factors, BODY-MASS INDEX, CHILDHOOD OBESITY, EARLY-LIFE, PRESCHOOL-CHILDREN, SLEEP DURATION, WEIGHT-GAIN, TELEVISION, DETERMINANTS, PREDICTORS, PREVENTION

Abstract

Background: Understanding risk factors that may vary culturally can help improve preventive strategies for obesity. This is the first cross-sectional study aimed to determine the risk factors for overweight/obesity in children aged 2-6 years in a central Anatolian city in Turkey.