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Mayer, M; Gleiss, A; Hausler, G; Borkenstein, M; Kapelari, K; Kostl, G; Lassi, M; Schemper, M; Schmitt, K; Blumel, P.
BMI Reference Values for Austrian Boys and Girls.
AUST J CLIN ENDOCR M. 2015; 8(2): 38-40. [OPEN ACCESS]
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Autor/innen der Med Uni Graz:
Borkenstein Helmuth Martin

BMI reference values are recommended to diagnose thinness, overweight, and obesity in children and adolescents, National reference values for Austria in acceptable cluality were not available so far, Therefore, a sample more than 15.000 children and adolescents tween 4 and 19 years of age was drawn in this ass-sectional study. Sex -specific BMI centiles matching BMI values at age 18 years, which are used for defining thinness, overweight, and oben adults, were calculated using the GAMLSS model. Overall, 18 % of boys and 12 % of girls were classified as overweight, further 5 % of boys and 3 % of girls were obese, Overweight and obesity is a big problem in Austrian children and adolescents.

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