Abstract:Objective:To identify the association of dietary, socioeconomic factors, sedentary behaviors
and maternal nutritional status with abdominal obesity in children.Methods:A cross-sectional study with household-based survey, in 36 randomly selected
census tracts in the city of Santos, SP. 357 families were interviewed and
questionnaires and anthropometric measurements were applied in mothers and their
3-10 years-old children. Assessment of abdominal obesity was made by maternal and
child's waist circumference meas… Show more
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