Iranian Journal of Pediatrics

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Regional Disparities in Sedentary Behaviors and Meal Frequency in Iranian Adolescents: The CASPIAN-III Study

Fereshteh Baygi 1 , Ramin Heshmat 2 , Roya Kelishadi 3 , Fatemeh Mohammadi 4 , Mohammad Esmail Motlagh 5 , Gelayol Ardalan 6 , Hamid Asayesh 7 , Bagher Larijani 1 and Mostafa Qorbani 8 , 2 , *
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1 Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, Endocrinology and Metabolism Clinical Sciences Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
2 Chronic Diseases Research Center, Endocrinology and Metabolism Population Sciences Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
3 Department of Pediatrics, Child Growth and Development Research Center, Research Institute for Primordial Prevention of Non-Communicable Disease, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, IR Iran
4 Department of Food and Nutrition Policy and Planning Research, National Nutrition and Food Technology Research Institute, Faculty of Nutrition Sciences and Food Technology, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
5 Department of Pediatrics, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, IR Iran
6 Department of School Health, Bureau of Population, Family and School Health, Ministry of Health and Medical Education, Tehran, IR Iran
7 Department of Medical Emergencies, Qom University of Medical Sciences, Qom, IR Iran
8 Department of Community Medicine, Alborz University of Medical Sciences, Karaj, IR Iran
Article information
  • Iranian Journal of Pediatrics: April 28, 2015, 25 (2)
  • Published Online: April 18, 2015
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: January 1, 2014
  • Accepted: September 28, 2014
  • DOI: 10.5812/ijp.182

To Cite: Baygi F, Heshmat R, Kelishadi R, Mohammadi F, Motlagh M E, et al. Regional Disparities in Sedentary Behaviors and Meal Frequency in Iranian Adolescents: The CASPIAN-III Study, Iran J Pediatr. 2015 ; 25(2):-. doi: 10.5812/ijp.182.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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