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Upstream Ecological Risks for Overweight and Obesity Among African American Youth in a Rural Town in the Deep South, 2007

Description
Data from interviews with adult African American community members who interact with youth in varying contexts in a small southeastern Georgia town. Presents their perception that factors including the built environment, laws and policies, and issues such as race and class contribute to the prevalence and perpetuation of obesity.
Author(s)
Alison J. Scott, Rebecca F. Wilson
Citation
Preventing Chronic Disease, 8(1)
Date
01/2011
Type
Document
Tagged as
Black or African American · Children and youth · Infrastructure · Obesity and weight control · Stress and stress disorders · Georgia