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Table 1 Dimensions of knowledge on KNOA and its objectives

From: Development and validity of a questionnaire to test the knowledge of primary care personnel regarding nutrition in obese adolescents

Dimension Objective
Epidemiology of obesity in adolescence Understanding the distribution and determinants of obesity in adolescence.
Clinical implications of obesity in adolescence Association between obesity in adolescence and health loss, diseases and associated complications.
Mapping obesity in adolescence How obesity is diagnosed in adolescents and how this issue is discussed with the patient.
Nutritional management for obese adolescents Knowledge on general nutritional measures for treating obese adolescents.
Fruit and vegetable consumption Knowledge of the nutritional properties of fruits and vegetables, their necessity and importance for obese adolescents.
Fat consumption Knowledge of the nutritional properties of fats, their requirement in adolescents and adjustments for obese individuals.
Sugar consumption Knowledge of the nutritional needs of adolescents in terms of carbohydrates and sugars and adjustments for obese individuals, considering their eating habits (food, candy, desserts and sweeteners).