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Epidemiological characteristics of childhood obesity in eastern China, 2017–2019

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This research was supported by Demonstration project of comprehensive prevention and control of emerging infectious diseases (BE2015714); https://www.jshealth.com/xxgk/sewcjz/xmzl/sbjkt/201708/t20170830_59379.html. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript. We thank all authors contribute to this work.


This research was supported by Demonstration Project of Comprehensive Prevention and Control of Emerging Infectious Diseases (BE2015714). The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.

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XYZ contributed to data curation and writing of the original draft. WYY ontributed to the investigation of the data and writing of the original draft. XYZ and WYY contributed equally to this work. FYZ and YLZ contributed to the supervision. All authors approved the final version of the manuscript.

Correspondence to Yong-Lin Zhou.

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Zhang, X., Yang, W., Yang, J. et al. Epidemiological characteristics of childhood obesity in eastern China, 2017–2019. World J Pediatr 15, 412–414 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12519-019-00298-4

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  • Childhood obesity
  • Epidemiology
  • Jiangsu province
  • Risk factors