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Can school health check-ups serve as screening tool for growth anomalies and obesity in children?

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Stoupa, Athanasia
Garcin, Camille
Elie, Caroline
Viaud, Magali
Théry, Anne
Richard, Geneviève
Polak, Michel
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 ChildrenFranceGrowth disordersGrowth monitoringObesitySchool screening
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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. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:83878

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