Factors associated with adolescent overweight/obesity in Ho Chi Minh city

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Informa Healthcare
Publication Type:
Journal Article
Citation:
International Journal of Pediatric Obesity, 2010, 5 pp. 396 - 403
Issue Date:
2010-01
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Objective. To identify factors associated with overweight/obesity among adolescents in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Methods . In 2004, a cross-sectional survey was conducted using multi-stage cluster sampling. Weight and height of 2 678 students from 31 junior high schools in Ho Chi Minh City were measured. Dietary intake and physical activity were assessed using a validated food frequency questionnaire and a physical activity questionnaire.
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