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Pediatric Obesity MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Pediatric Obesity
Tree Number(s)
C18.654.726.750.500.720
C23.888.144.699.500.750
Unique ID
D063766
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D063766
Scope Note
BODY MASS INDEX in children (ages 2-12) and in adolescents (ages 13-18) that is grossly above the recommended cut-off for a specific age and sex. For infants less than 2 years of age, obesity is determined based on standard weight-for-length percentile measures.
Entry Term(s)
Adolescent Obesity
Adolescent Overweight
Child Obesity
Childhood Obesity
Childhood Onset Obesity
Childhood Overweight
Infant Obesity
Infant Overweight
Infantile Obesity
Obesity in Adolescence
Obesity in Childhood
Previous Indexing
Obesity (1963-2013)
Public MeSH Note
2014
History Note
2014
Date Established
2014/01/01
Date of Entry
2013/07/08
Revision Date
2021/07/07
Pediatric Obesity Preferred
Adolescent Obesity Narrower
Infantile Obesity Narrower
Childhood Overweight Related
Infant Overweight Related
Adolescent Overweight Related
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