Body-Mass Index (BMI), Bags and Backs: A nationwide study in Maltese schools – October/December 2015

This study will measure the weight and height of all Maltese school children to determine the rate of childhood overweight and obesity. Moreover, as part of the study, the weight of the child’s school bag will also be checked. A number of children will then be asked some questions about back pain. This study will be administered in all Maltese schools between October and December 2015.

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