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    In 2009–2010, 15.7% of US girls, 6- to 11-years-old, were obese


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    Monday, January 23, 2012 11:26 am Email this article
    In 2009–2010, 15.7% of US girls, 6- to 11-years-old, were obese according to data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2009–2010, as reported by researchers from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

    REFERENCE

    Ogden CL, Carroll M, Kit B, Flegal K. Prevalence of obesity and trends in body mass index among us children and adolescents, 1999-2010. JAMA. 2012 Jan 17.

    Cynthia L. Ogden, Ph.D.
    Margaret D. Carroll, M.S.P.H.
    Brian K. Kit, M.D., M.P.H.
    Katherine M. Flegal, Ph.D.
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    Hyattsville, Maryland, USA

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