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Patterns of Screen Time Among Rural Mexican-American Children on the New Mexico-Mexico Border

Description
Reports on a study to determine the screen use among children of Mexican ancestry who are 6 to 10 years living in 2 rural communities along the U.S. Mexico border. The focus of this study is to understand accepted social norms, and reduce sedentary behavior to decrease the prevalence of obesity in Hispanic populations.
Author(s)
Jill A. McDonald, Christopher Sroka, Elizabeth Olivares, Merranda Marin, Maria Gurrola, Joseph R. Sharkey,
Citation
Preventing Chronic Disease, 2018(15)
Date
09/2018
Type
Document
Tagged as
Children and youth · Obesity and weight control · Statistics and data · U.S.-Mexico Border Region · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · New Mexico