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Can school health check-ups serve as screening tool for growth anomalies and obesity in children?
|Published in||Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism. 2015, vol. 28, no. 9-10, p. 1115-1121|
|Abstract||To evaluate the prevalence of growth disorders and obesity in schoolchildren and determine whether school health check-ups are effective in their screening. Subjects-methods: Analysis of anonymized growth and body mass index (BMI) data from 2887 children attending the 3rd grade from 2008 to 2009 after selection of 75 elementary schools in Paris.|
|Keywords||Children — France — Growth disorders — Growth monitoring — Obesity — School screening|
|STOUPA, Athanasia et al. Can school health check-ups serve as screening tool for growth anomalies and obesity in children?. In: Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism, 2015, vol. 28, n° 9-10, p. 1115-1121. doi: 10.1515/jpem-2014-0530 https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:83878|