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Dual Burden of Stunting and Obesity Among Elementary School Children on Majuro, Republic of Marshall Islands

Description
Provides a baseline for the prevalence of obesity and low height-for-age in elementary students on Majuro, Republic of Marshall Islands in response to initiatives addressing childhood over- and under-nutrition. Compares data by age group, school type, and gender.
Author(s)
Erin Passmore, Tanner Smith
Citation
Hawai'i Journal of Medicine and Public Health, 78(8), 262-266
Date
08/2019
Type
Document
Tagged as
Children and youth · Food security and nutrition · Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander · Obesity and weight control · Schools · Statistics and data · Republic of the Marshall Islands