Prevalence of class I, II and III obesity in Canada

Katzmarzyk, Peter T.; Mason, Caitlin
January 2006
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/17/2006, Vol. 174 Issue 2, p156
Academic Journal
The article analyzes the prevalence of obesity in Canada. The updated guidelines issued by Health Canada in 2003 for body weight classification in adults are discussed. It is noted that obesity is further separated into several classifications according to the increased health risks associated with increasing body mass index levels.


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