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).

  • “By the time they are adolescents or adults, they are showing the [proper] response for familiar faces.”

  • Québec, in particular, tried to resist the invasion, even going so far as to ban adolescents from cinemas.

  • In the post-World War II years, urban strife and suburban anomie gave rise to school violence of the sorts broadly rendered by Hollywood in the 1955 films Rebel Without a Cause and Blackboard Jungle . The nation waxed hysterical over "juvenile delinquency," as the vogue phrase had it--alienated adolescents unaccountably sullen in the bountiful Eisenhower years.

  • Pursuant to section 801(a)(2)(A) of title 5, United States Code, this is our report on a major rule promulgated by Department of Health and Human Services, Food and Drug Administration, entitled "Regulations Restricting the Sale and Distribution of Cigarettes and Smokeless Tobacco to Protect Children and Adolescents" (RIN: 0910-AA48).


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