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Obesity, Prevention in Childhood

Obesity is a serious and growing threat to children's health. The 1998 estimates of the prevalence of obesity (defined as having a body mass index [BMI] > 95th percentile) in children ages 6 to 17 years was approximately 11%, with an ...

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