Abstract:To examine the validity of the existing Childhood Obesity Risk Evaluation (CORE) index in a representative sample of 6-15 year-old children and adolescents throughout Greece. Materials and methods: Anthropometric, sociodemographic and perinatal data were collected from a representative panhellenic sample of 5946 children and adolescents and were used for the calculation of the scores in CORE index. The association of the CORE index with obesity by gender and age group was examined. Results: The mean score of t… Show more
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