Low Health Literacy Is Associated With Energy-Balance-Related Behaviors, Quality of Life, and BMI Among Rural Appalachian Middle School Students: A Cross-Sectional Study
Results of a study of 854 7th-grade students in rural Appalachian Virginia, exploring relationships between health literacy and energy-balance-related health behaviors, body mass index (BMI), and quality of life. Features demographics and statistics on health-promoting and risky health behaviors, and self-rated health status.
Annie L. Reid, Kathleen J. Porter, Wen You, et al.
Journal of School Health, 91(8), 608-616
Appalachia · Children and youth · Food security and nutrition · Health literacy · Physical activity · Statistics and data · Virginia