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Table 1 Studies of childhood and adolescent obesity included in the review by study design, sample size, anthropometric indices and reference standards

From: Obesity and overweight in Bangladeshi children and adolescents: a scoping review

Author(s) and year n Study design Anthropometric index Reference standard
Das et al., 2013 [16] 33,482 Cross-sectional Weight for age (under 5) & BMI for age (5-19 years) WHO, 20091
National Obesity Observatory, 20112
Bhuiyan, 2013 [17] 198 Case-Control BMI CDC, 20003
Hossain et al., 2012 [18] 10,115* Cross-sectional BMI WHO, 20064
Mohsin et al., 2012 [19] 161 Cross-sectional BMI CDC, 20003
Saha et al., 2011-2012 [20] 96 Cross-sectional Not defined N/A
Corsi et al., 2011 [21] 1439 Cross-sectional BMI WHO, 20045
Jesmin et al., 2011 [22] 380 Cross-sectional Weight for height WHO, 20064
Mohsin et al., 2011 [23] 161 Cross-sectional BMI CDC, 20003
Mohsin et al., 2010 [24] 468 Cross-sectional BMI CDC, 20003
Sultana, 2010 [25] 1200 Cross-sectional Weight for height WHO, 19956
Kurshed et al., 2010 [26] 352 Cross-sectional BMI WHO, 19956
Rahman et al., 2009 [27] 652 Cross-sectional BMI CDC, 20003
Balarajan et al., 2009 [28] 1328 Cross-sectional BMI WHO, 19956
Khan et al., 2009 [29] 425 Cross-sectional BMI WHO, 20045
Sultan et al., 2008 [30] 172 Cross-sectional BMI Dietz & Robinson, 19987
Shafique et al., 2007 [31] 16404 Cross-sectional BMI WHO, 20045
BBS/UNICEF, 2007 [32] 3797 Cross-sectional BMI WHO, 19956
Rahman et al., 2002 [33] 5000 Case control preceded by cross-sectional survey Weight for Height Not mentioned
de Onis et al., 2000 [34] 4787 Cross-sectional Weight for Height WHO, 19956
Rahman et al., 1998 [35] 316 Cross-sectional Weight for Height WHO, 19938
Ferdousi et.al., 2011 [36] 202 Cross-sectional BMI WHO, 20045
  1. 1WHO Growth Standards for Infants and Young Children.
  2. 2A Simple Guide to Classifying Body Mass Index in Children, Public Health Observatories, England.
  3. 32000 CDC Growth Charts for the United States: Methods and development.
  4. 4WHO Child Growth Standards.
  5. 5Appropriate body-mass index for Asian populations and its implications for policy and intervention strategies, report of a WHO expert committee.
  6. 6Physical status: the use and interpretation of anthropometry, report of a WHO expert committee.
  7. 7Use of body mass index as a measure of overweight in children and adolescents.
  8. 8Measuring changes in nutritional status.
  9. *Overall sample size included women aged between 15 to 49 years, but sample size for the adolescent group was not mentioned.