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Table 5 Prevalence of obesity and overweight in normal Chinese children

From: Prevalence of obesity and overweight among Chinese children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: a survey in Zhejiang Province, China

Authors Published year Sample resource Sample size Age group (y) Obesity (%) Overweight (%) Reference criteria
Wu [28] 2006 National 44880 7-17 2.1 4.5 WGOC
Shan et al. [30] 2010 Beijing (Northern China) 19517 6-18 9.8 11.9 WGOC
Ying-Xiu et al. [31] 2011 Shandong Province (Eastern China) 7577 7-18 11.5 14.6 WGOC
Tang et al. [32] 2011 Guangxi Province (Southern China) 117230 7-18 4.2 12.7 WGOC
Chen et al. [33] 2010 Heilongjiang Province (Northeastern China) 860 7-17 9.4 11.7 WGOC
Wang et al. [34] 2008 Sichuan Province (Southwestern China) 6345 6-18 9.2 9.6 WHO
Jiang [35] 2005 Hubei Province (Central China) 6098 7-12 7.46 -- WHO
Sun et al. [36] 2004 Tianjin (Northern China) 9908 2-16 7.4 -- WHO
Yang [29] 2006 Zhejiang Province (Eastern China) 3536 6-13 4.3 6.3 WHO
Luo et al. [37] 2004 Shanghai (Eastern China) 65006 6-18 3.3 12.95 IOTF
Li et al. [38] 2010 Shanxi Province (Northwestern China) 1792 11-17 3.6 12.7 IOTF
  1. WGOC: Working group on obesity in China; WHO: World health organization; IOTF: International obesity task force.