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Adolescent obesity trends in Europe, 2002–2014

 

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Adolescent obesity trends in Europe, 2002–2014

This report reveals that the number of obese adolescents is continuing to rise in many countries across the World Health Organisation European region.

It highlights persisting inequalities in obesity among young people and indicates that ongoing health promotion and disease prevention efforts aimed at reducing childhood obesity are failing to adequately reach these groups. More...