Dietary practices of South Carolina adolescents and their parents.

  title={Dietary practices of South Carolina adolescents and their parents.},
  author={Anca Codruta Rafiroiu and Edna Page Anderson and Roger G Sargent and Alexandra Elisabeth Evans},
  journal={American journal of health behavior},
  volume={26 3},
OBJECTIVE To assess and identify correlates of adolescents' and parents' compliance with food guide pyramid recommendations (FGPR) and weight-control behaviors (WCB). METHODS Data were collected from a random sample of adolescents (2,021) and parents (1,231) and were analyzed using multiple and logistic regression. RESULTS Only 7% eight graders, 4% eleventh graders, and 3% parents met all FGPR. The most significant predictors of FGPR and WCB include knowledge, attitudes, and eating concerns… CONTINUE READING

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