Collecting Early Childhood Obesity Measurements Through a Home Visiting Program: A Proof-of-Concept Study
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.
Julie Kapp, Brian Hall, Allison Kemner
Preventing Chronic Disease, 17
Children and youth · Home and community-based services · Obesity and weight control · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · Florida · Illinois · South Carolina · Texas