Access to primary care child weight management programs: Urban parent barriers and facilitators to participation.

@article{Kulik2017AccessTP,
  title={Access to primary care child weight management programs: Urban parent barriers and facilitators to participation.},
  author={Noel L. Kulik and Erica Marie Thomas and Samantha Iovan and Margaret McKeough and Stephanie Kendzierski and Stacy Leatherwood},
  journal={Journal of child health care : for professionals working with children in the hospital and community},
  year={2017},
  volume={21 4},
  pages={
          509-521
        }
}
The prevalence and comorbidities of childhood obesity among low-income urban children are a significant health issue in the United States. Programs designed to assist families are underutilized. The aim of this study is to describe barriers and facilitators relevant to intervention program participation from the perspective of parents who have children who are overweight or obese. Systematic thematic analysis of focus groups and semi-structured interviews with parents from multiple urban… CONTINUE READING
Recent Discussions
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 1 time over the past 90 days. VIEW TWEETS

From This Paper

Figures, tables, results, connections, and topics extracted from this paper.