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Pediatric Obesity

"Pediatric Obesity" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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BODY MASS INDEX in children (ages 2-12) and in adolescents (ages 13-18) that is grossly above the recommended cut-off for a specific age and sex. For infants less than 2 years of age, obesity is determined based on standard weight-for-length percentile measures.

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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Pediatric Obesity" by people in this website by year, and whether "Pediatric Obesity" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 55 publications over 11 distinct years, with a maximum of 11 publications in 2016
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