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Parental Correlates of Body Weight Status Among High School Students in Tehran

Sara Jalali-Farahani 1 , 2 , Yit Siew Chin 2 , 3 , * , Mohd Nasir Mohd Taib 2 , 3 and Parisa Amiri 1
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1 Research Center for Social Determinants of Endocrine Health and Obesity Research Center, Research Institute for Endocrine Sciences, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2 Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia
3 Research Center of Excellence Nutrition and Non communicable Diseases, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 43400 UPM, Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia
Article information
  • International Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism: April 2017, 15 (2); e42701
  • Published Online: April 16, 2017
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: October 3, 2016
  • Revised: January 30, 2017
  • Accepted: April 3, 2017
  • DOI: 10.5812/ijem.42701

To Cite: Jalali-Farahani S, Chin Y S, Mohd Taib M N, Amiri P. Parental Correlates of Body Weight Status Among High School Students in Tehran, Int J Endocrinol Metab. 2017 ; 15(2):e42701. doi: 10.5812/ijem.42701.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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