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How Does Maturity Adjustment Influence the Estimates of Overweight Prevalence in Adolescents from Different Countries Using an International Reference?

Citation

Wang, Youfa & Adair, Linda S. (2001). How Does Maturity Adjustment Influence the Estimates of Overweight Prevalence in Adolescents from Different Countries Using an International Reference?. International Journal of Obesity, 25(4), 550-8.

Abstract

Objective: To investigate the effect of adjusting for differences in timing of maturation when assessing overweight prevalence among adolescents in different populations by using an international reference recommended by the WHO.

URL

http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/sj.ijo.0801580

Reference Type

Journal Article

Journal Title

International Journal of Obesity

Author(s)

Wang, Youfa
Adair, Linda S.

Year Published

2001

Volume Number

25

Issue Number

4

Pages

550-8

Reference ID

1680