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Systematic Review of the Effectiveness and Cost-effectiveness of Weight Management Schemes for the Under Fives: a short report

Project title: Systematic Review of the Effectiveness and Cost-effectiveness of Weight Management Schemes for the Under Fives: a short report

Call to action: 08/50 What evidence is there internationally and nationally of successful weight management schemes for the under 5s?

Research type: Evidence Synthesis

Chief investigator: Professor Ken SteinORCID logoorcid.org/0000-0002-5842-9972

Lead Author: Dr Mary Bond

Contractor: University of Exeter

Co-investigators: Dr Mary Bond, Ms Joanne Perry.

Started: April 2009 | Status: Published December 2009

Study found that, in most cases, interventions showed no statistically significant differences in body mass index and weight between the intervention and control groups, but no controlled trials addressing the issue of treating obesity in the under fives could be found, so no firm conclusion could be drawn

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