Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, March 27th, 2006
In a recent study, researchers in Israel conducted a study "to assess the impact of obesity on health-related quality of life (HRQOL) of children, and to compare HRQOL scores of obese children in a hospital versus community setting."
O. Pinhas-Hamiel and colleagues at the Safra Children's Hospital conducted a cross-sectional study in two clinical samples including "[a] total of 182 children and adolescents recruited from the community pediatric clinics and a hospital-based obesity clinic. Obesity was defined as body mass index (BMI) >95th percentile...
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