Prevalence of obesity, overweight, and underweight in Qatari adolescents


Bener A.

FOOD AND NUTRITION BULLETIN, cilt.27, ss.39-45, 2006 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 27 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2006
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1177/156482650602700106
  • Dergi Adı: FOOD AND NUTRITION BULLETIN
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.39-45

Özet

Background. Overweight and obesity have reached epidemic proportions in Arabian oil-rich countries and are threatening to become a global epidemic. Excess weight has a great impact on the health and quality of life of individuals. However, prevalence of underweight in the developing world has shown a decline during the last decade.