WORLD JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS, vol.14, no.1, pp.77-83, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI)
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WORLD JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS
Child overweight/obesity, Prevalence, Turkey Demographic and Health Survey, Wealth index, CHILDHOOD OBESITY, DEVELOPING-COUNTRIES, TRENDS, ENVIRONMENT, WORLDWIDE
Most of the studies and interventions are targeted to address undernutrition, but childhood obesity has become a silent killer among children. Developing countries, including Turkey, could recognize the importance of the issue now and have begun to discuss the necessity of studies on this subject. Therefore, this study aims to examine the prevalence of obesity among pre-school children in Turkey.