TITLE

Rationale, design, methodology and sample characteristics for the family partners for health study: a cluster randomized controlled study

PUB. DATE
January 2012
SOURCE
BMC Public Health;2012, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p250
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article cites a research study that describes the rationale, design, methodology and sample characteristics of a 5-year cluster randomized controlled trial on overweight children who are at increased risk of becoming obese and developing type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease later in life, being conducted in eight elementary schools in rural North Carolina. It analyzes the effects of a two-phased intervention on weight status, adiposity, nutrition and exercise health behaviors.
ACCESSION #
76351853

 

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