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From: Mapping evidence on the burden and distribution of childhood obesity in sub-Saharan Africa: a scoping review protocol

DateDatabaseKeywordsSearch results
31 August 2019PubMedLine 1. “obesity”[MeSH Terms] OR “obesity”[All Fields] OR
Line 2. “obese”[All Fields] OR (“overweight”[MeSH Terms] OR “overweight”[All Fields] OR
Line 3. “body mass index”[MeSH Terms] OR “body”[All Fields] OR
Line 4. “mass”[All Fields] OR “index”[All Fields] OR “body mass index”[All Fields]) OR (bmi [All Fields] AND
Line 5. “child”[MeSH Terms] OR “child”[All Fields] OR
Line 6. “children”[All Fields] OR “childhood”[All Fields] OR
Line 7. “adolescent”[MeSH Terms] OR “adolescent”[All Fields] OR
Line 8. “adolescents”[All Fields] OR “adolescence”[All Fields] OR
Line 9. “youth”[All Fields] OR (“pediatrics”[MeSH Terms] OR
Line 10. “pediatrics”[All Fields] OR “pediatric”[All Fields] OR “pediatric”[All Fields] OR “pediatrics”[All Fields] AND
Line 11. (“africa south of the sahara”[MeSH Terms] OR OR “africa south of the sahara”[All Fields] OR “sub Saharan Africa”[All Fields] OR “sub-Saharan Africa” [All Fields] OR “africa”[MeSH Terms] OR “africa”[All Fields] OR “Angola”[All Fields] OR “Benin”[All Fields] OR “Botswana”[All Fields] OR “Burkina Faso”[All Fields] OR “Burundi”[All Fields] OR “Cameroon”[All Fields] OR “Cape Verde”[All Fields] OR “Central African Republic”[All Fields] OR “Chad”[All Fields] OR “Comoros”[All Fields] OR “Congo”[All Fields] OR “Côte d’Ivoire”[All Fields] OR “Djibouti”[All Fields] OR “Equatorial Guinea”[All Fields] OR “Eritrea”[All Fields] OR “Ethiopia”[All Fields] OR “Gabon”[All Fields] OR “The Gambia”[All Fields] OR “Ghana”[All Fields] OR “Guinea”[All Fields] OR “Guinea-Bissau”[All Fields] OR “Kenya”[All Fields] OR “Lesotho”[All Fields] OR “Liberia”[All Fields] OR “Madagascar”[All Fields] OR “Malawi”[All Fields] OR “Mali”[All Fields] OR “Mauritania”[All Fields] OR “Mauritius”[All Fields] OR “Mozambique”[All Fields] OR “Namibia”[All Fields] OR “Niger”[All Fields] OR “Nigeria”[All Fields] OR “Réunion”[All Fields] OR “Rwanda”[All Fields] OR “Sao Tome and Principe”[All Fields] OR “Senegal”[All Fields] OR “Seychelles”[All Fields] OR “Sierra Leone”[All Fields] OR “Somalia”[All Fields] OR “South Africa”[All Fields] OR “Sudan”[All Fields] OR “Swaziland”[All Fields] OR “Tanzania”[All Fields] OR “Togo”[All Fields] OR “Uganda”[All Fields] OR “Western Sahara”[All Fields] OR “Zambia”[All Fields] OR “Zimbabwe”[All Fields]
Line 12. ((“2009/01/01”[PDAT]: “2019/12/31”[PDAT]) AND
Line 13. “humans”[MeSH Terms])
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