Prevalence and risk factors of obesity in school children in Antalya, Turkey


Turkkahraman D., Bircan I., Tosun O., Saka O.

SAUDI MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.27, no.7, pp.1028-1033, 2006 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 27 Issue: 7
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Journal Name: SAUDI MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1028-1033
  • Akdeniz University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objectives: To determine the prevalence and risk factors of obesity and to obtain the age and gender-specific body mass index (BMI) percentiles in a cohort of children aged 6-17 years, living in the province of Antalya, Turkey.