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Advances in Preventive Medicine
Volume 2015, Article ID 294902, 9 pages
Research Article

Risk Factors of Overweight and Obesity among High School Students in Bahir Dar City, North West Ethiopia: School Based Cross-Sectional Study

1School of Public Health, College of Medicine and Health Science, Bahir Dar University, P.O. Box 79, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia
2Disease Prevention and Control Directorate, Federal Ministry of Health, P.O. Box 1234, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
3Department of Environmental Health and Safety, Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation, P.O. Box 1233, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia
4Department of Mothers and Child Care, Bahir Dar Textile Factory Clinic, P.O. Box 23, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia
5Felege Hiwot Referral Hospital, P.O. Box 209, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia

Received 8 August 2015; Accepted 3 November 2015

Academic Editor: Katrin S. Kohl

Copyright © 2015 Zelalem Alamrew Anteneh et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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