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- Simmonds, M., et al. Show all 4 Authors
- Obesity reviews 2016 v.17 no.12 pp. 1301-1315
- adiposity; body mass index; childhood; childhood obesity; children; cohort studies; confidence interval; meta-analysis; systematic review; waist circumference
- ... There is a need to accurately quantify levels of adiposity in order to identify overweight and obesity in children. This systematic review aimed to identify all diagnostic accuracy studies evaluating simple tests for obesity and adiposity, including body mass index (BMI), skin‐fold thickness and waist circumference, compared against high‐quality reference tests. Twenty‐four cohort studies includin ...