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Post-2000 growth trajectories in children aged 4–11 years: A review and quantitative analysis

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Children's body mass index (BMI) growth trajectories are associated with adult health outcomes, and vary by geography and epoch. Understanding these trajectories could help to identify high risk children and thus support improved health outcomes. In this review, we compare and quantitatively analyse BMI level and trajectory data published since 2010. We characterise recent growth in children aged 4–11 years, an age range most frequently targeted for BMI intervention, yet less studied than you...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.pmedr.2019.100834

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
RDM
Sub department:
RDM - Investigative Medicine Division
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Preventive Medicine Reports Journal website
Volume:
14
Article number:
100834
Publication date:
2019-03-12
Acceptance date:
2019-02-16
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2211-3355
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980841
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pubs:980841
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uuid:8ec28930-797d-49bc-8e3a-e1b76ff29120
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pubs:980841
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2019-03-08

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