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02 January 2021

Volume 29 | Issue 1

ISSN (Print): 0969-4900

ISSN (Online): 2052-4307

Temporal trend of early pregnancy high body mass index in Australian women: risk factors and outcomes

High body mass index (BMI) is currently the world's most common health problem. From 1980–2015, the prevalence of higher than normal BMI has doubled worldwide and has increased continuously in most countries. A total of 107.7 million children and 603.7 million adults are obese, which leads to an estimate of 30% of the world's population being affected by weight problems (GBD Obesity Collaborators, 2017)..

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