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Retraction Note: Childhood obesity risk increases with increased screen time: a systematic review and dose–response meta-analysis

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Retraction Note: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition (2023) 42:5

The Editor-in-Chief has retracted this article because it contains material that substantially overlaps with the following article [1].

Wamaungo Juma Abdu, Shadia Hamoud Alshahrani, Andrés Alexis Ramírez-Coronel and Mark Treve do not agree to this retraction. Nermeen Singer and Abduladheem Turki Jalil have not explicitly stated whether they agree to this retraction notice. Ameer S. Alkhayyat has not responded to any correspondence from the editor about this retraction.


  1. Haghjoo P, Siri G, Soleimani E, et al. Screen time increases overweight and obesity risk among adolescents: a systematic review and dose-response meta-analysis. BMC Prim Care. 2022;23:161.

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Ramírez-Coronel, A.A., Abdu, W.J., Alshahrani, S.H. et al. Retraction Note: Childhood obesity risk increases with increased screen time: a systematic review and dose–response meta-analysis. J Health Popul Nutr 42, 84 (2023).

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