Healthy-lifestyle behaviors associated with overweight and obesity in US rural children.Tovar, Alison.
Hyatt, Raymond R.
Kraak, Vivica I.
Choumenkovitch, Silvina F.
Economos, Christina D.
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.