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Reduction in BMI z-score and improvement in cardiometabolic risk factors in obese children and adolescents. The Oslo Adiposity Intervention Study - a hospital/public health nurse combined treatment

Magnhild L Pollestad Kolsgaard1*, Geir Joner12, Cathrine Brunborg3, Sigmund A Anderssen4, Serena Tonstad56 and Lene Frost Andersen6

Author Affiliations

1 Department of Pediatrics, Oslo University Hospital, Ullevål, PB 4956 Nydalen, 0424 Oslo, Norway

2 Department of Health Management and Health Economics, Institute of Health and Society, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway

3 Centre for Clinical Research, Unit of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway

4 Department of Sports Medicine, The Norwegian School of Sport Sciences, Oslo, Norway

5 Department of Preventive Cardiology, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway

6 Department of Nutrition, Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway

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BMC Pediatrics 2011, 11:47  doi:10.1186/1471-2431-11-47

Published: 27 May 2011

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Table 1. Baseline characteristics of the subjects (n = 230) separated according to change in BMI z-score. Table showing means with standard deviations (SD), median (25th,75th percentiles) or percentages

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Table 2. Baseline metabolic characteristics of the subjects separated according to change in BMI z-score. Table showing means with standard deviations (SD) or median (25th,75th percentiles)

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Table 3. Changes in cardiovascular risk factors after one year follow- up according to changes in BMI z-score. Table showing means with standard deviations (SD)

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