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[Slimming behavior among Danes assessed by telephone interviews in 1992 and 1998]

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature49880
Source
Ugeskr Laeger. 2001 May 21;163(21):2930-4
Publication Type
Article
Date
May-21-2001
Author
D. Bay-Hansen
H. Bendixen
J. Madsen
U. Boesen
A V Astrup
Author Affiliation
Den Kgl. Veterinaer- og Landbohøjskole, Frederiksberg.
Source
Ugeskr Laeger. 2001 May 21;163(21):2930-4
Date
May-21-2001
Language
Danish
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Adult
Anti-Obesity Agents - administration & dosage
Body mass index
Comparative Study
Denmark - epidemiology
Diet, Reducing
English Abstract
Exercise
Female
Food Habits
Humans
Male
Obesity - epidemiology - prevention & control
Prevalence
Questionnaires
Weight Loss
Abstract
INTRODUCTION: With the increasing prevalence of overweight and obesity, it is assumed that slimming is on the increase. The aim of the present study was to elucidate the prevalence of slimming attempts, the methods used, and whether the weight loss was maintained. METHODS: Two independent telephone interviews were conducted in 1992 and in 1998. About 1200 adults selected at random were entered in each survey in a balanced design, which ensured an equal distribution of age, gender, and geographical regions in Denmark. RESULTS: The prevalence of obesity increased from 10% to 13% between 1992 and 1998. The proportion of subjects who had been slimming at least once in their lives increased from 45% to 47%, with a distribution of 25% in the underweight, 38% in those of normal weight, 54% of the overweight, and 76% of the obese (p
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[The need of educational positions in child psychiatry].

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature254262
Source
Ugeskr Laeger. 1973 Oct 29;135(44):2405-8
Publication Type
Article
Date
Oct-29-1973