hrp0082p3-d3-796 | Fat Metabolism & Obesity (2) | ESPE2014

Prevalence of Overweight and Obesity in Children and Adolescents at Public and Private Schools from Uberaba Brazil

Silva Adriana Paula , Feibelmann Taciana Carla Maia , Silva Daniela Cristina , Palhares Heloisa Marcelina Cunha , Scatena Lucia Marina , Borges Maria de Fatima

Background: In Brazil there is a nutritional transition between child malnutrition and increasing prevalence of obesity.Objective and hypotheses: The study aims to identify the prevalence of overweight and obesity in children aged 5–18 years in five private and 15 public schools from city of Uberaba Brazil.Method: Anthropometric data, inventorys physical activities and socioeconomic aspects were evaluated from 1125 individuals...