Prevalence and trends in overweight and obesity among Chinese adults in 2004–10: data from three nationwide surveys in China

The Lancet 386:S77 (2015)

Background Obesity has become a global epidemic and is a common risk factor for many chronic diseases. Few data for the prevalence and trends in overweight and obesity in Chinese adults have been obtained over the past decade. We aimed to estimate changes in the prevalence of overweight and obesity in Chinese adults aged 18–69 years during 2004–10.

DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(15)00658-3