Poverty , Culture, and Consumption in Families and Communities: Exploring the Link Between Childhood Obesity and Socioeconomic Status

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The goal of this study is to identify the individual, social network, and community level factors influencing consumption decisions, negotiation processes between parents and children, and obesity outcomes among families and children, and obesity outcomes among families and children across the socioeconomic gradient. Data will be collected via surveys of families recruited from daycare facilities and churches located in low and high income communities.
Effective start/end date2/1/115/31/11


  • National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases


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