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Childhood Obesity Surveillance Initiative in Hungary (Felmérés a gyermekkori elhízás gyakoriságáról Magyarországon)

Document type: Projects: In progress/completed
Document language: Other
Uploaded By: Csilla Kaposvari (cskaposvari)
Date Uploaded: 2012/07/10 20:18:09.126 GMT+2
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Basic Information

Authors: Project coordinated by National Institute for Food and Nutrition Science Project leader Éva Martos
Published on Date: 2010
Funding source project: WHO, state

The CODI in Hungary is coordinated by the National Institute for Food and Nutrition Science. The first round of data collection was in the school year of 2009/2010.  The national representative sample comprised of 2800 school children of 7-7,9 age. The study methods comprised of antropometric measurements: weight, height, waste circumfrence and a survey collecting data on eating and physical activity habits. The results will allow for international comparision and will be repeated in two years.

Riche Classification

Demography: All , 5-9 years , Child (primary school: broadly 5-10 years) ,
Child Related Topics: Research involving direct participation of children , Parental/guardian reporting about children , Primary education , Research on children - methodological research ,
Health issues, determinants and measures: Information , Health indicators , Health reports , Indicators of health and health related behaviours , International child health indicators , Food and nutrition , Nutrition , Diet , Obesity , Health policy , Health programme , Health strategy ,
Languages and Geographical Perspective: Hungary , Hungarian ,
Study type / scale / state of progress / setting: Cross sectional study , Longitudinal study - cohort, trend, panel , Health surveillance , Data collection , School , National , One or more phases completed and published but still ongoing ,