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Journal:   ACTA MEDICA IRANICA   2016 , Volume 54 , Number 4; Page(s) 270 To 275.
 
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PARENTAL ANTHROPOMETRIC INDICES AND OBESITY IN CHILDREN

 
 
Author(s):  KOOMANAEE SHAHIN, TABRIZI MANIJEH, NADERI NOVIN, HASSANZADEH RAD AFAGH, BOLOKY MOGHADDAM KOBRA, DALILI SETILA*
 
* PEDIATRICS GROWTH DISORDERS RESEARCH CENTER, SCHOOL OF MEDICINE, GUILAN UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, RASHT, IRAN
 
Abstract: 

The aim of this study was to investigate the correlation between each parent’s Body Mass Index (BMI) and maternal age with weight status of children. This was an analytic cross-sectional study which was conducted on 12-year-old students from different areas in Rasht, north part of Iran. The checklist included demographic characteristics such as age, maternal age during childbirth, student and maternal height and weight, child rank. Data were analyzed by Pearson correlation analysis, pairedt -test and ANOVA test and chi-square in SPSS software 19.0. AP -value less than 0.05 were considered statistically significant. A total of 200 adolescents participated in this study consisted of 106 (53%) boys. Results showed a significant correlation between students’ BMI and parental BMI and father’s weight. Also, there was a significant correlation between students’ weight with parental BMI and father’s weight, and birth rank in conclusion, the role of the family in changing nutritional habits of children must be considered because through parental education and changing their perceptions we can prevent obesity.

 
Keyword(s): OBESITY, PARENTS, CHILDREN, WEIGHT, HEIGHT
 
 
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KOOMANAEE, S., & TABRIZI, M., & NADERI, N., & HASSANZADEH RAD, A., & BOLOKY MOGHADDAM, K., & DALILI, S. (2016). PARENTAL ANTHROPOMETRIC INDICES AND OBESITY IN CHILDREN. ACTA MEDICA IRANICA, 54(4), 270-275. https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=511172



Vancouver: Copy

KOOMANAEE SHAHIN, TABRIZI MANIJEH, NADERI NOVIN, HASSANZADEH RAD AFAGH, BOLOKY MOGHADDAM KOBRA, DALILI SETILA. PARENTAL ANTHROPOMETRIC INDICES AND OBESITY IN CHILDREN. ACTA MEDICA IRANICA. 2016 [cited 2021August02];54(4):270-275. Available from: https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=511172



IEEE: Copy

KOOMANAEE, S., TABRIZI, M., NADERI, N., HASSANZADEH RAD, A., BOLOKY MOGHADDAM, K., DALILI, S., 2016. PARENTAL ANTHROPOMETRIC INDICES AND OBESITY IN CHILDREN. ACTA MEDICA IRANICA, [online] 54(4), pp.270-275. Available: https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=511172.



 
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