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15.5. Effect of school-based body mass index reporting in California public schools: a randomized clinical trial

Madsen Kristine A , Thompson Hannah R , Linchey Jennifer , Ritchie Lorrene D , Gupta Shalika , Neumark-Sztainer Dianne , Crawford Patricia B , McCulloch Charles E , Ibarra-Castro Ana

JAMA Pediatr. 2021;175(3):251–259. authors report a cluster randomized clinical trial in 79 California schools, involving 28,641 students in grades 3 to 8. The intervention comprised school measurements of BMI and sending the results to parents, but this had no effect on BMI Z-sco...