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).

  • The risk factors for adult disease that are associated with obesity in children and adolescents persist into adulthood or increase in prevalence if weight gain occurs.

  • Yes, the violent crime arrest rate among adolescents has increased by 65 percent since 1980, but it has risen by 66 percent among adults between 30 and 50.

  • 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.

  • Above all, that means improving education, and providing lots of extracurricular activities for the adolescents in direst shape.


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