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The appropriateness of opt-out consent for monitoring childhood obesity in Australia.

Abstract:

Childhood obesity monitoring is a fundamental component of obesity prevention but is poorly done in Australia. Monitoring obesity prevalence in children provides important population health data that can be used to track trends over time, identify areas at greatest risk of obesity, determine the effectiveness of interventions and policies, raise awareness and stimulate action. High participation rates are essential for effective monitoring because these provide more representative data. Passi...

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Journal:
Pediatric obesity
Volume:
7
Issue:
5
Pages:
e62-e67
Publication date:
2012-10-05
DOI:
EISSN:
2047-6310
ISSN:
2047-6302
URN:
uuid:d9632157-80ad-4812-8f6c-e09633ce91f2
Source identifiers:
356692
Local pid:
pubs:356692

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