Increasing prevalence of iron deficiency in overweight and obese children and adolescents (Tehran Adolescent Obesity Study)

Eur J Pediatr. 2006 Nov;165(11):813-4. doi: 10.1007/s00431-006-0178-0. Epub 2006 May 30.
No abstract available

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Anemia, Iron-Deficiency / epidemiology
  • Anemia, Iron-Deficiency / etiology
  • Body Mass Index
  • Child
  • Female
  • Ferritins / blood
  • Humans
  • Iran / epidemiology
  • Iron / deficiency*
  • Logistic Models
  • Male
  • Obesity / blood*
  • Obesity / complications
  • Overweight / physiology*
  • Prevalence
  • Transferrin / deficiency*

Substances

  • Transferrin
  • Ferritins
  • Iron