Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, April 11th, 2000
To investigate growth, overweight, and risk of overweight in Navajo youth between 1955 and 1997, J.C. Eisenmann and colleagues at Michigan State University designed a study that measured stature, mass, and body mass index (BMI) of 526 Navajos aged 6-12 years.
"All three variables were plotted relative to age- and sex-specific U.S. reference data and the prevalence rates for risk of overweight and overweight were estimated using the BMI...
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