Risk factors for overweight and overfatness in rural South African children and adolescents

by E. Craig, J.J. Reilly, and R. Bland
J Public Health 2016 38: 24-33

10 pp. 224 kB

The study tried to determine risk factors for overweight/overfatness in children and adolescents from rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. The study suggests that pre-adolescent / adolescent females may be the most appropriate targets of future interventions aimed at preventing obesity in rural South Africa.

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