JOURNAL OF CLINICAL RESEARCH IN PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY, vol.9, no.1, pp.17-23, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI)
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JOURNAL OF CLINICAL RESEARCH IN PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY
Preschool children, obesity, neck circumference, percentiles, cut-offs, CARDIOVASCULAR RISK-FACTORS, BODY-FAT DISTRIBUTION, CHILDHOOD OBESITY, ADIPOSITY, INDEX, PERCENTILES, ASSOCIATION, ADOLESCENTS
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.