Comparison of parent-only vs family-based interventions for overweight children in underserved rural settings: outcomes from project STORY.

@article{Janicke2008ComparisonOP,
  title={Comparison of parent-only vs family-based interventions for overweight children in underserved rural settings: outcomes from project STORY.},
  author={David M. Janicke and Bethany J. Sallinen and Michael G Perri and Lesley D. Lutes and M. Huerta and Janet H. Silverstein and Babette Brumback},
  journal={Archives of pediatrics & adolescent medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={162 12},
  pages={1119-25}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the effectiveness of parent-only vs family-based interventions for pediatric weight management in underserved rural settings. DESIGN A 3-arm randomized controlled clinical trial. SETTING All sessions were conducted at Cooperative Extension Service offices in underserved rural counties. PARTICIPANTS Ninety-three overweight or obese children (8-14 years old) and their parent(s). INTERVENTION Families were randomized to (1) a behavioral family-based intervention, (2) a… CONTINUE READING

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