Childhood obesity: of growing urgency

Susan Goodman, Peter R Lewis, Andrew J Dixon and Cheryl A Travers
Med J Aust 2002; 176 (8): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2002.tb04468.x
Published online: 15 April 2002

To the Editor: A number of recently published articles indicate that the prevalence of overweight and obesity in children is increasing at an alarming rate on a national1 and international2 level.

  • Susan Goodman1
  • Peter R Lewis2
  • Andrew J Dixon3
  • Cheryl A Travers4

  • Central Coast Public Health Unit, Central Coast Health, Gosford, NSW.


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