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Rural-Urban Variation in Weight Loss Recommendations Among US Older Adults with Arthritis and Obesity

Description
Analyzes 2011 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) data to identify rural and urban differences in the number of older adults with obesity and arthritis who received weight loss recommendations (WLR) from healthcare providers. Includes data from 5 states on WLR receipt according to age, sex, education, race/ethnicity, income, and population density.
Author(s)
Mary Greaney, Steven Cohen, Christie Ward-Ritacco, Deborah Riebe
Citation
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 16(6), 946
Date
03/2019
Type
Document
Tagged as
Arthritis · Elderly population · Obesity and weight control · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data