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Overweight, obesity in children across Europe

JAMA Pediatrics

What The Study Did: This study (called a systematic review and meta-analysis) combined the results of 103 studies with nearly 478,000 children (ages 2 to 13) to look at how common overweight and obesity are among children across Europe.

Author: Iván Cavero-Redondo, Ph.D., of the Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, in Cuenca, Spain, was the coauthor.

(doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2019.2430)

Editor's Note: The article contains conflict of interest disclosures. Please see the article for additional information, including other authors, author contributions and affiliations, financial disclosures, funding and support, etc.

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