Healthy-lifestyle behaviors associated with overweight and obesity in US rural children.

Tovar, Alison.
Chui, Kenneth.
Hyatt, Raymond R.
Kuder, Julia.
Kraak, Vivica I.
Choumenkovitch, Silvina F.
Hastings, Alia.
Bloom, Julia.
Economos, Christina D.
2012

Background: There are disproportionately higher rates of overweight and obesity in poor rural communities but studies exploring children's health-related behaviors that may assist in designing effective interventions are limited. We examined the association between overweight and obesity prevalence of 401 ethnically/racially diverse, rura... read more

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Tovar, Alison, Kenneth Chui, Raymond R. Hyatt, Julia Kuder, Vivica I. Kraak, Silvina F. Choumenkovitch, Alia Hastings, Julia Bloom, and Christina D. Economos. "Healthy-lifestyle behaviors associated with overweight and obesity in US rural children." BMC Pediatrics 12, no. 1 (12, 2012): 1-10.
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