Acculturation and gestational weight gain in a predominantly puerto rican population.Tovar, Alison.
Bermudez, Odilia I.
Hyatt, Raymond R.
Background: Identifying risk factors that affect excess weight gain during pregnancy is critical, especially among women who are at a higher risk for obesity. The goal of this study was to determine if acculturation, a possible risk factor, was associated with gestational weight gain in a predominantly Puerto Rican population.
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- Tovar, Alison, Lisa Chasan-Taber, Odilia I. Bermudez, Raymond R. Hyatt, and Aviva Must. "Acculturation and gestational weight gain in a predominantly puerto rican population." BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 12, no. 1 (12, 2012): 1-10.