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Children of the 21st century (Volume 2)The first five years$
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Kirstine Hansen, Heather Joshi, and Shirley Dex

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9781847424761

Published to University Press Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781847424761.001.0001

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Childhood overweight and obesity

Childhood overweight and obesity

Chapter:
(p.216) (p.217) Thirteen Childhood overweight and obesity
Source:
Children of the 21st century (Volume 2)
Author(s):

Lucy Jane Griffiths

Summer Sherburne Hawkins

Tim Cole

Catherine Law

Carol Dezateux

Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781847424761.003.0013

This chapter analyses the weight and height data obtained, at the second and third surveys respectively, when cohort members were 3 and 5. It reports on the prevalence of obesity and overweight at each of these ages in the UK and examines stability and change between these ages. It also explores the variation in these measures by individual and familial risk factors.

Keywords:   height, weight, cohort members, obesity, overweight, stability, risk factors

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