Ten-year trends in overweight and obesity in the adult Portuguese population, 1995 to 2005

January 2011
BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p772
Academic Journal
The article presents a study conducted on examining 10 year trends in body mass index (BMI), overweight, and obesity in the adult Portuguese population during 1995 to 2005. It mentions that trends in BMI levels were assessed by linear regression analysis and trends in the prevalence of obesity were assessed by logistic regression. The study concludes that during the period, obesity increased while overweight remained stable in the adult Portuguese population.


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