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Prevalence of underweight, overweight and obesity in urban Hanoi, Vietnam

Walls, Helen; Peeters, Anna; Son, Pham Thai; Quang, Nguyen Ngoc; Hoai, Nguyen Thi Thu; Loi, Do Doan; Viet, Nguyen Lan; Khai, Pham Gia; Reid, Christopher M

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This study aims to assess the prevalence of underweight, overweight and obesity among adults in urban Hanoi, Vietnam; and compare these results to previous estimates among adults in urban Ho Chi Minh City. Survey participants were residents in urban Hanoi, Vietnam and aged between 25-74 years. Data from a cross-sectional biomedical survey conducted in 2004 were collected; which included a questionnaire, physical examination and blood tests. The age-standardised prevalence of overweight and...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/50146
Source: Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition

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