Journal of the Korean Pediatric Society 1989;32(5):597-605.
Published online May 31, 1989.
The Precalence and Trend of Obesity in Children and Adolescents.
Kyu Bum Cho1, Soon Bok Park1, Sang Chul Park1, Dong Hwan Lee1, Sang Jhoo Lee1, Sung Jae Suh2
1Department 01 Pediatrics, College 01 Medicine, Soon Chun Hyang University, Seoul, Korea
2Seoul School Health Center ,
학동기 및 청소년기 소아의 비만도 조사
조규범1, 박순복1, 박상철1, 이동환1, 이상주1, 서성제2
1순천향대학 의학부 소아과학교실
2서울특별시립 학교건강관리소
Received: 22 September 1988   • Accepted: 17 November 1988
Abstract
The pose of this study is to survey the prevalence and trend of obesity at ages 6 to 11 in Seoul from 1984 to 1988. The number of children and adolescents comprised of 5,391 boys and 5,289 girls. Overweight was defined as weight that exceeded the standard weight for height and sex by more than 20% (relaive weight > 120%). The result was as follows: 1) The trend in obesity The prevalence rate of boys was rising over the years with a rate of 15.35% in 1988 compared to that in 1984 (9.03%), p
Key Words: Prevalence, Trend, Obesity


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