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Lancet. 1999 Nov 27;354(9193):1874-5.

Epidemic of obesity in UK children.

Abstract

Data from a nationally representative sample of 2630 English children show that the frequency of overweight ranged from 22% at age 6 years to 31% at age 15 years and that of obesity ranged from 10% at age 6 years to 17% at age 15 years.

PMID:
10584727
DOI:
10.1016/S0140-6736(99)04555-9
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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