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Relationship Between Social Support and Body Mass Index Among Overweight and Obese African American Women in the Rural Deep South, 2011–2013

Description
Reports results from a study undertaken in rural communities of the Alabama Black Belt and the Mississippi Delta. Examines encouragement and discouragement provided to overweight and obese African American women by family and friends related to healthy eating and exercise.
Author(s)
Erica R. Johnson, Tiffany L. Carson, Olivia Affuso, Claudia M. Hardy, Monica L. Baskin
Citation
Preventing Chronic Disease, 11
Date
12/2014
Type
Document
Tagged as
Black or African American · Delta Region · Obesity and weight control · The South · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · Women · Alabama · Mississippi