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Children in the 95th percentile or above defined to be ‘overweight’
Tuesday, September 02, 2008 11:14 am Email this article
Children whose weight is at the 95th percentile or above for their age and gender are considered to be at a “overweight" according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
This used to be defined as "obese". REFERENCE
Sinha A, Kling S. A review of adolescent obesity: Prevalence, etiology, and treatment. Obes Surg. 2008 Aug 30.
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