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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 glo...

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Publisher:
Lancet Publishing Group
Journal:
The Lancet
Volume:
384
Issue:
9945
Pages:
766-781
Publication date:
2014-01-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1474-547X
ISSN:
0140-6736
URN:
uuid:d0dfa634-7f80-44c3-bbab-85ab235a9f42
Source identifiers:
484287
Local pid:
pubs:484287
Language:
English

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