Severe obesity in children

Prevalence of severe obesity (IOTF definition) in children aged 6-9 years COSI

Notes for researchers

Severe obesity using the IOTF definition. WHO cut off data also available within the original article.
Data collated by investigators between 2007 and 2013
Adapted from Spinelli A, Buoncristiano M, Kovacs V, A, Yngve A, Spiroski I, Obreja G, Starc G, Pérez N, Rito A, I, Kunešová M, Sant’Angelo V, F, Meisfjord J, Bergh I, H, Kelleher C, Yardim N, Pudule I, Petrauskiene A, Duleva V, Sjöberg A, Gualtieri A, Hassapidou M, Hyska J, Burazeri G, Petrescu C, H, Heinen M, Takacs H, Zamrazilová H, Bosi T, B, Sacchini E, Pagkalos I, Cucu A, Nardone P, Gately P, Williams J, Breda J: Prevalence of Severe Obesity among Primary School Children in 21 European Countries. Obes Facts 2019;12:244-258. doi: 10.1159/000500436

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