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Portugal Childhood Obesity Surveillance Initiative 2008

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General Info
Original or alternative title 
COSI Portugal
Geography 
Portugal (PRT)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
05/2008 - 06/2008
Series or system 
WHO European Childhood Obesity Surveillance Initiative (COSI)
Data type
Summary 

The COSI study is semi-longitudinal, with cross-sectional samples of children ages 6-8 years. The 2008 study measured 3765 children on height and weight according to standardized WHO measurement techniques. Data collection was conducted in May and June 2008.

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Citation
Suggested citation 
Government of Portugal, World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe (WHO/Europe). Portugal Childhood Obesity Surveillance Initiative 2008.