Association of adolescent obesity with risk of severe obesity in adulthood.

Source: Journal of the American Medical Association, 2010, 304 (18) p. 2042-2047.

Follow this link for abstract.

Date of publication: December, 2010.

Publication type: journal article.

In a nutshell: This study followed participants from adolescence to adulthood to examine the incidence and risk of severe obesity in adulthood by adolescent weight status.  It was found that, in this study, obesity in adolescence was significantly associated with severe obesity in adulthood, although variations in terms of sex and race/ethnicity were noted.

Length of publication: 6 pages.

Some important notes: Please contact your local NHS Library for the full text of the article. Follow this link to find your local NHS Library.




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