childhood obesity

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childhood obesity

Overweight in a child, which is defined as an average BMI of = 85% for age and sex; = 95% for age and sex is very obese.
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childhood obesity

Public health Overweight in a child, an average BMI of ≥ 85% for age and sex; ≥ 95% for age and sex is very obese. See Body-mass index, Obesity. Cf Adult obesity.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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