Iranian Journal of Pediatrics

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Prevalence and Risk Factors of Obesity and Overweight in Elementary School-Age (5 to 15 Years Old) Children in South-eastern Turkey

Emine Geckil 1 , * , Sinan Aslan 2 , Emine Derya Ister 2 , Didem Kucukkelpçe Simsek 2 and Turkan Sahin 2
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1 Nuringing Department, Necmettin Erbakan University, Konya, Turkey
2 School of Health Science, Adiyaman University, Turkey
Article information
  • Iranian Journal of Pediatrics: April 2017, 27 (2); e7218
  • Published Online: January 29, 2017
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: May 22, 2016
  • Revised: November 30, 2016
  • Accepted: December 26, 2016
  • DOI: 10.5812/ijp.7218

To Cite: Geckil E, Aslan S, Derya Ister E, Kucukkelpçe Simsek D, Sahin T. Prevalence and Risk Factors of Obesity and Overweight in Elementary School-Age (5 to 15 Years Old) Children in South-eastern Turkey, Iran J Pediatr. 2017 ; 27(2):e7218. doi: 10.5812/ijp.7218.

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