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A Systematic Review on the Prevalence of Overweight and Obesity, in Iranian Children and Adolescents

Shirin Djalalinia 1 , 2 , Roya Kelishadi 3 , Mostafa Qorbani 4 , Niloofar Peykari 1 , 2 , Amir Kasaeian 1 , 5 , Ensieh Nasli-Esfahani 6 , Shohreh Naderimagham 1 , Bagher Larijani 7 and Farshad Farzadfar 1 , 7 , *
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1 Non-Communicable Diseases Research Center, Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
2 Development of Research and Technology Center, Deputy of Research and Technology, Ministry of Health and Medical Education, Tehran, IR Iran
3 Child Growth and Development Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, IR Iran
4 Department of Community Medicine, School of Medicine, Alborz University of Medical Sciences, Karaj, IR Iran
5 Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
6 Diabetes Researcher Center, Endocrinology and Metabolism Clinical Sciences Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
7 Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
Article information
  • Iranian Journal of Pediatrics: June 2016, 26 (3); e2599
  • Published Online: May 10, 2016
  • Article Type: Review Article
  • Received: May 27, 2015
  • Accepted: November 29, 2015
  • DOI: 10.5812/ijp.2599

To Cite: Djalalinia S, Kelishadi R, Qorbani M, Peykari N, Kasaeian A, et al. A Systematic Review on the Prevalence of Overweight and Obesity, in Iranian Children and Adolescents, Iran J Pediatr. 2016 ; 26(3):e2599. doi: 10.5812/ijp.2599.

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1. Context
2. Evidence Acquisition
3. Results
4. Discussion
4. Conclusions
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