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ERIC Number: EJ356376
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
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Persistence of Juvenile-Onset Obesity over Eight Years: The Bogalusa Heart Study.
Freedman, David S.; And Others
American Journal of Public Health, v77 n5 p588-92 May 1987
Presents results of an assessment study of continuities in triceps skinfold thickness (TRSF) and Rohrer index (weight/height) in a biracial (black/white) cohort of 1,490 children and adolescents over an eight-year period. Reports that moderate, juvenile-onset obesity is malleable, but that the persistently obese youth is likely to become an obese adult. (KH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles
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Language: English
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