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ea0014p251 | (1) | ECE2007

Obesity in pre-school children –new epidemic problem?

Barg Ewa , Joanna Chmielarska , Barbara Adamska , Inna Begar , Agnieszka Konieczna , Malgorzata Skarzynska

In the opinion of the World Health Organization the obesity will become one of four major epidemics of the 21st century. The most important factor for its occurrence is the lifestyle.The aim of the research was to analyse the body mass index (BMI) of pre-school children and their parents and the components of their lifestyle, such as diet, sports and free time activities.Material and Methods: The two-stage study included 537 childr...