Factors associated with parental recognition of a child's overweight status - a cross sectional study

January 2011
BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p665
Academic Journal
The article offers information on a study conducted by the authors related to determinants of parents recognizing overweight status in their children in Northern Finland. It states that 125 obese children were enrolled in the study in which their height and weight were measured and their parents were asked to evaluate weight status of their children. It mentions that physical activity and food habits were also enquired. It reports that 57 percent considered their children as normal weight.


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