ERIC Number: EJ568667
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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Overweight Prevalence in Persons with Down Syndrome.
Rubin, Stephen S.; Rimmer, James H.; Chicoine, Brian; Braddock, David; McGuire, Dennis E.
Mental Retardation, v36 n3 p175-81 Jun 1998
A study of 283 persons (ages 15-69) with Down syndrome found a higher prevalence of overweight in this group compared to the general population. Individuals with Down syndrome living in a family setting had a higher incidence of overweight than did those living in a group home setting. (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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