Example sentences for: adolescents

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  • Adolescents were classified according to BMI; ≥ 85 thpercentile as overweight, and ≥ 95 thpercentile for age and sex as obese [ 29 30 31 32 ] . Recent workshops concluded that the BMI has been validated by studies on total body fat [ 32 ] . The standards used to identify overweight and obesity in children and adolescents should agree with the standards used to identify grade 1 and grade 2 overweight (BMI of 25 and 30, respectively) in adults [ 33 ] . Adolescents with a BMI < 85 thpercentile were classified as controls (Group 1), Group 2 were overweight (BMI > 85 thpercentile and < 95 thpercentile) and group 3 were obese (BMI ≥ 95 thpercentile).

  • A Wall Street Journal front-page feature cites a strong consumer trend: the young children of boomers have buying habits that formerly were associated with adolescents.

  • All of which brings up a troubling fact that the WB, the network-wannabe that became a network last year on the basis of its hit teen shows, will be forced to face more and more in coming years: Adolescents grow up fast.

  • Sane adolescents seeing either of these films would understand that it is the violent characters who are supposed to be deranged--in the case of The Basketball Diaries because of drugs.

  • The CPR value which is representative of central-peripheral obesity was also significantly higher (P < 0.01) in both overweight and (P < 0.001) obese adolescents.

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