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SECONDARY, construction. That which comes after the first, which is primary: as, the primary law of, nations the secondary law of nations.

SECONDARY, English law. An officer who is second or next to the chief officer; as secondaries to the prothonotaries of the courts of king's bench, or common pleas; secondary of the remembrancer in the exchequer, &c. Jacob, L. D. h.t.

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In the study, the population size of Bursa province (N=2901396) was accepted as the main population and the sample size was at least n=17729 at the level of significance of d=0.009 and at the level of significance of [alpha]=0.01 with reference to 36% obesity incidence rate.9 Sampling was based on size proportional stratified sampling.
Obesity is a challenging condition to control because it results from interactions between a person's genetics and lifestyle.
Obesity is more prevalent in women 177 (56.7%) than in men and the incidence of obesity is higher in married individuals.
Obesity is now the national health emergency and it is increasing at an alarming rate in Pakistan, and almost 40% adults suffering through this Obesity disease.
Dr Nasreen Al Faris, endocrinologist and obesity medicine specialist from Saudi Arabia and co-chair of the World Obesity Gulf & Lebanon Network Steering Committee, said: "In some countries in our region a third of our people are living with obesity.
The nationwide study comparing over 12,000 Swedish children who had undergone obesity treatment with more than 60,000 matched controls found that girls with obesity were 43 per cent more likely to develop anxiety or depression compared to their peers in the general population.
$147 billion was the estimated annual medical cost of obesity in 2008.
Cathy Kotz, professor and director of Graduate Studies at the University of Minnesota's Department of Integrative Biology and Physiology, Minneapolis: "Obesity meets all criteria for being a disease, and therefore should be characterized as such.
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Keywords: Periodontal Disease, Obesity, Body Mass Index (BMI)
Across England, levels of severe obesity in Year 6 children aged 10 to 11 years have reached the highest point since records began, according to Public Health England (PHE).
However, there are newly significant upward trends in obesity, severe obesity, excess weight and overweight prevalence in White British Reception girls.