Change in reference body mass index percentiles and deviation in overweight and obesity over 3 years in Turkish children and adolescents


Senol V. , ÜNALAN D. , BAYAT M. , MAZICIOĞLU M. M. , ÖZTÜRK A. , Kurtoglu S.

JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM, vol.27, pp.1121-1129, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 27
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1515/jpem-2013-0467
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM
  • Page Numbers: pp.1121-1129

Abstract

Background: This aim of this study was to update information on body mass index (BMI) references and prevalence of overweight and obesity in Turkey, and to compare our data with previous local and international data.