Upstream Ecological Risks for Overweight and Obesity Among African American Youth in a Rural Town in the Deep South, 2007
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.
Alison J. Scott, Rebecca F. Wilson
Preventing Chronic Disease, 8(1)
Black or African American · Children and youth · Infrastructure · Obesity and weight control · Stress and stress disorders · Georgia