Association between obesity in childhood and hypertension incidence: A prospective cohort study

Published on Oct 1, 2011in International Journal of Cardiology3.471
· DOI :10.1016/j.ijcard.2011.08.668
Yinkun Yan11
Estimated H-index: 11
Hong Cheng17
Estimated H-index: 17
+ 2 AuthorsJie Mi17
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BACKGROUND: It is uncertain which simple measures of childhood obesity are best for predicting future obesity-related health problems and the persistence of obesity into adolescence and adulthood. OBJECTIVES: To investigate the ability of simple measures, such as body mass index (BMI), to predict the persistence of obesity from childhood into adulthood and to predict obesity-related adult morbidities. To investigate how accurately simple measures diagnose obesity in children, and how acceptable ...
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