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Advances in Nutrition
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This study discusses national prevalence estimates on adolescent girls (ages 10 to 22) from the 2014 State of Food Security and Nutrition in Bangladesh. It emphasizes that determining the true prevalence of undernutrition, overweight, and obesity is complicated by racial/ethnic variation across populations in timing of the adolescent growth spurt, growth potential, and body build.

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South Asia
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Both urban and rural
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Adolescent age group:
All age groups
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