Neck Circumference to Assess Obesity in Preschool Children


Creative Commons License

KONDOLOT M. , Horoz D. , Poyrazoğlu S., BORLU A. , ÖZTÜRK A. , Kurtoglu S. , ...More

JOURNAL OF CLINICAL RESEARCH IN PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY, vol.9, no.1, pp.17-23, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 9 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.4274/jcrpe.3525
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF CLINICAL RESEARCH IN PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.17-23
  • Keywords: Preschool children, obesity, neck circumference, percentiles, cut-offs, CARDIOVASCULAR RISK-FACTORS, BODY-FAT DISTRIBUTION, CHILDHOOD OBESITY, ADIPOSITY, INDEX, PERCENTILES, ASSOCIATION, ADOLESCENTS

Abstract

Objective: Limited information is available about the use of neck circumference (NC) to assess obesity in preschool children. This study aims to provide NC percentiles and determine the cut-off levels of NC as a measure to assess obesity in preschool children.