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Table 1 Initial topic of posts of included threads across years

From: Is children’s weight a public health or a private family issue? A qualitative analysis of online discussion about National Child Measurement Programme feedback in England

Topic of initial post that started the discussion 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Parental consent versus opting child out (withdrawal) x   x x x   
Validity of BMI as a measure of body fat x       x
Disagreement with weight result   x   x x   x
Concern with singling children out   x      
Criticism of the content of the letter   x      
Disagreement with running the NCMP   x x x x   
Worry over the psychological effects on children (labelling children as obese)    x x   x  
Validity of BMI for tall children      x   
Information seeking about NCMP      x x