Prevalence of obesity, overweight, and underweight in Qatari adolescents


Bener A.

FOOD AND NUTRITION BULLETIN, vol.27, no.1, pp.39-45, 2006 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 27 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1177/156482650602700106
  • Title of Journal : FOOD AND NUTRITION BULLETIN
  • Page Numbers: pp.39-45

Abstract

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.