Childhood Overweight and Obesity Developing a PCT strategy. John McBride Senior Lecturer Institute of Health and Community Studies Bournemouth University. Why Does it Matter?. Significant and increasing problems.
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Significant and increasing problems.
Likely to have long term adverse influences on the health of individuals and populations unless action is taken.
SIGN (2003) : this contrasts with the international consensus used for research purposes which defines obesity as the 95th centile or above, and overweight as the 85th centile or above.