Get 20M+ Full-Text Papers For Less Than $1.50/day. Start a 14-Day Trial for You and Your Team.

Learn More →

Risky vs Rapid Growth in Infancy

Risky vs Rapid Growth in Infancy ARTICLE Refining Pediatric Screening for Childhood Overweight Darcy E. Gungor, MS; Ian M. Paul, MD, MSc; Leann L. Birch, PhD; Cynthia J. Bartok, PhD, RD Objectives: To systematically analyze growth data from 85th percentile or higher at ages 6 to 8 years according infant health maintenance records to characterize infant to 2000 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention weight gain increasing risk for childhood overweight, and growth charts. to identify additional information from those records that could refine risky infant weight gain as a screening tool. Results: Childhood overweight prevalence was 24.8%. At-risk infants gained at least 8.15 kg from ages 0 to 24 Design: Retrospective cohort study. months. While 31.4% of at-risk infants became over- weight children, 68.6% were resilient. At-risk, resilient Setting: A pediatric office in central Pennsylvania. participants had parents with more education, had lower weight gain from ages 18 to 24 months and 0 to 24 months Participants: Children aged 6 to 8 years (n=129) born and a smaller area under the weight-gain curve from ages in 2000 or later who attended health maintenance visits. 0 to 24 months, were more often exclusively breastfed for 6 months or longer, and were introduced to solid foods http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA Pediatrics American Medical Association

Loading next page...
 
/lp/american-medical-association/risky-vs-rapid-growth-in-infancy-Jcz0G2keNy
Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright 2010 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
ISSN
2168-6203
eISSN
2168-6211
DOI
10.1001/archpediatrics.2010.238
pmid
21135336
Publisher site
See Article on Publisher Site

Abstract

ARTICLE Refining Pediatric Screening for Childhood Overweight Darcy E. Gungor, MS; Ian M. Paul, MD, MSc; Leann L. Birch, PhD; Cynthia J. Bartok, PhD, RD Objectives: To systematically analyze growth data from 85th percentile or higher at ages 6 to 8 years according infant health maintenance records to characterize infant to 2000 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention weight gain increasing risk for childhood overweight, and growth charts. to identify additional information from those records that could refine risky infant weight gain as a screening tool. Results: Childhood overweight prevalence was 24.8%. At-risk infants gained at least 8.15 kg from ages 0 to 24 Design: Retrospective cohort study. months. While 31.4% of at-risk infants became over- weight children, 68.6% were resilient. At-risk, resilient Setting: A pediatric office in central Pennsylvania. participants had parents with more education, had lower weight gain from ages 18 to 24 months and 0 to 24 months Participants: Children aged 6 to 8 years (n=129) born and a smaller area under the weight-gain curve from ages in 2000 or later who attended health maintenance visits. 0 to 24 months, were more often exclusively breastfed for 6 months or longer, and were introduced to solid foods

Journal

JAMA PediatricsAmerican Medical Association

Published: Dec 1, 2010

References