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Neighborhood environment and urban schoolchildren's risk for being overweight.
|Title||Neighborhood environment and urban schoolchildren's risk for being overweight.|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2013|
|Authors||Whitaker D, Milam AJ, Graham CM, Cooley-Strickland M, Belcher HM, Furr-Holden DC|
|Journal||American journal of health promotion : AJHP|
|Date Published||2013 Jul-Aug|
Child and adolescent obesity is increasingly prevalent and predisposes risk for poor physical and psychosocial health. Physical and social factors in the environment, such as neighborhood disorder, may be associated with childhood obesity. This study examines the association between living in a disordered neighborhood and being overweight among a sample of urban schoolchildren.
|Alternate Journal||Am J Health Promot|