TITLE

Factors associated with parental recognition of a child's overweight status - a cross sectional study

PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p665
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on a study conducted by the authors related to determinants of parents recognizing overweight status in their children in Northern Finland. It states that 125 obese children were enrolled in the study in which their height and weight were measured and their parents were asked to evaluate weight status of their children. It mentions that physical activity and food habits were also enquired. It reports that 57 percent considered their children as normal weight.
ACCESSION #
66596365

 

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