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Collecting Early Childhood Obesity Measurements Through a Home Visiting Program: A Proof-of-Concept Study

Description
Describes the development, implementation, and evaluation of a proof-of-concept protocol for collecting data on weight and length/height of children aged 6 months to 5 years through existing home visiting programs in rural and urban areas of South Carolina, Texas, Illinois, and Florida. Features a measurement checklist for parent educators and discusses implications for public health, such as obesity prevention.
Author(s)
Julie Kapp, Brian Hall, Allison Kemner
Citation
Preventing Chronic Disease, 17
Date
12/2020
Type
Document
Tagged as
Children and youth · Home and community-based services · Obesity and weight control · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · Florida · Illinois · South Carolina · Texas