Determinants of childhood obesity and association with maternal perceptions of their children's weight status: the "GENESIS" study.

@article{Manios2010DeterminantsOC,
  title={Determinants of childhood obesity and association with maternal perceptions of their children's weight status: the "GENESIS" study.},
  author={Yannis Manios and George Moschonis and Evangelia Grammatikaki and Anastasia Anastasiadou and Theodoros Liarigkovinos},
  journal={Journal of the American Dietetic Association},
  year={2010},
  volume={110 10},
  pages={1527-31}
}
Prevention of early childhood obesity requires a clear understanding of its determinants. This study examined perinatal, parental, and lifestyle determinants of childhood obesity and how these factors are associated with maternal misperceptions of their children's weight status. The current work presents a cross-sectional analysis of 2,374 children, age 1… CONTINUE READING