Swiss Childhood Health and Nutrition Survey (CHildHNS)
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03309189
Recruitment Status :
First Posted : October 13, 2017
Last Update Posted : July 13, 2018
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Isabelle Herter-Aeberli, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
The aim of the present study is to assess the prevalence of overweight and obesity in 6 to 12 year old children in Switzerland. This data will be used to investigate trends in the development of overweight and obesity in Switzerland. In addition, a questionnaire will be used to assess data on physical activity, nutrition, health and socioeconomic background and waist circumference as well as skin fold thicknesses will be measured.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
6 Years to 12 Years (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
All children at the selected schools and in the defined age range are eligible.