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Italy Okkio Health Survey 2012

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General Info
Original or alternative title 
Okkio alla Salute 2012
Geography 
Italy (ITA)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
01/2012 - 12/2012
Data type
Survey:
  • Facility (non-health)
  • Individual
  • Nationally representative
Summary 

The Okkio Health Survey 2012 provides information on child obesity. The data were gathered on children in grade 3 who were between the ages of 8 and 9 years old from questionnaires distributed to 2,622 classes, 46,483 children, 48,668 parents and 2,355 school administrators.. Additionally, height and weight measurements were taken by trained workers in the school.

Citation
Suggested citation 
Ministry of Education, Universities, and Research (MIUR) (Italy), Ministry of Health (Italy), National Center for Epidemiology, Surveillance, and Health Promotion (CNESPS) (Italy), National Institute of Health (Italy). Italy Okkio Health Survey 2012.