hrp0082p3-d2-773 | Fat Metabolism & Obesity (1) | ESPE2014

Trends in Obesity Prevalence and BMI among Pre-Pubertal Bulgarian Children, 1990–2007

Iotova Violeta , Galcheva Sonya , Yotov Yoto , Grozdeva Kera , Stratev Velin

Background: Obesity prevalence is increasing among young children in both developed and developing countries, showing a tendency to persist with age and lead to early morbidity and mortality.Objective and hypotheses: The aim of this study is to present the most recent trend in obesity prevalence and to investigate the changes in BMI among Bulgarian pre-pubertal children for a period of 17 years (from 1990 to 2007).Method: Three cro...