Design and methods of the Healthy Kids & Families study: a parent-focused community health worker-delivered childhood obesity prevention intervention.

Borg, Amy.

Haughton, Christina F.

Sawyer, Mullen.

Lemon, Stephenie C.

Kane, Kevin.

Pbert, Lori.

Li, Wenjun.

Rosal, Milagros C.


  • Background: One third of U.S. children and two thirds of adults are overweight or obese. Interventions to prevent obesity and thus avert threats to public health are needed. This paper describes the design and methods of the Healthy Kids & Families study, which tested the effect of a parent-focused community health worker (CHW)-delivered lifestyle intervention to prevent childhood ... read more
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