hrp0086p2-p526 | Fat Metabolism and Obesity P2 | ESPE2016

Prevalence of Overweight and Obesity in Children and Adolescents in Izmir, Western Turkey

Nalbantoglu Ozlem , Ozkan Behzat , Tunc Selma , Apa Hursit

Background: Although the highest prevelance rates of childhood obesity and overweihgt have been observed in developed countries, its prevelance is reported to be increasing in developing countries as well. Prevelance of obesity and overweight in different regions of Turkey ranges between 1.6–7.8 and 9.9–17.6 respectively.Objective and hypotheses: The purpose of this study was to investigate the prevelance of obesity and overweight among student...