Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, February 5th, 2006
Study 1: A good percentage of Qatari schoolchildren and adolescents are at risk for obesity.
"The study was conducted to analyze the patterns of growth in height and weight and the prevalence of over-weight among Qatari school children aged 6-18 years. Weights and heights of a cross-sectional sample of Qatari school children were measured. These children were selected randomly, in equal proportions of age and gender, from different schools from urban and semi-urban districts. Appropriate statistical procedures were performed to produce smooth percentile curves for...
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