Comfort and utility of school-based weight screening: the student perspective.

Kalich, Karrie A.

Chomitz, Virginia.

Peterson, Karen E.

McGowan, Robert.

Houser, Robert F.

Must, Aviva.

2008

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  • Background: Weight screening in schools has been proposed as one strategy to address childhood obesity. Students' response to such screening is unexplored, however. In this study we evaluated the perceived comfort, utility and impact of school-based weight screening from the perspective of middle school-aged students.

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  • Kalich, Karrie, Virginia Chomitz, Karen E. Peterson, Robert McGowan, Robert F. Houser, and Aviva Must. "Comfort and utility of school-based weight screening: the student perspective." BMC Pediatrics 8, no. 1 (12, 2008): 1-11.
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