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Diet, Physical Activity, and Sedentary Behaviors as Risk Factors for Childhood Obesity: An Urban and Rural Comparison

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Description
Examines rates of childhood obesity, compared by rural and urban location. Also discusses issues related to physical activity, sedentary behavior, dietary quality, and other associated risk factors. Includes breakdowns of data by gender, age group, and race/ethnicity.
Author(s)
Jihong Liu, Sonya J. Jones, Han Sun, Janice C. Probst, Philip Cavicchia
Date
11/2010
Type
Document
Organization
Rural and Minority Health Research Center (formerly the South Carolina Rural Health Research Center)
Tagged as
Children and youth · Food security and nutrition · Obesity and weight control · Physical activity · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data