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Global, regional, and national prevalence of overweight and obesity in children and adults during 1980-2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013.

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BACKGROUND: In 2010, overweight and obesity were estimated to cause 3·4 million deaths, 3·9% of years of life lost, and 3·8% of disability-adjusted life-years (DALYs) worldwide. The rise in obesity has led to widespread calls for regular monitoring of changes in overweight and obesity prevalence in all populations. Comparable, up-to-date information about levels and trends is essential to quantify population health effects and to prompt decision makers to prioritise action. We estimate the gl...

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Fleming, T More by this author
Robinson, M More by this author
Thomson, B More by this author
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Journal:
Lancet
Volume:
384
Issue:
9945
Pages:
766-781
Publication date:
2014-08-05
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EISSN:
1474-547X
ISSN:
0140-6736
URN:
uuid:b4a0ed03-d6fa-4e4e-8f0d-c315c753bcfd
Source identifiers:
466477
Local pid:
pubs:466477

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