Effects of a school-based intervention to reduce cardiovascular disease risk factors in elementary-school children: the Cardiovascular Health in Children (CHIC) study.

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OBJECTIVE To test a classroom-based intervention to reduce cardiovascular disease risk factors in elementary school children. STUDY DESIGN This was a randomized, controlled field trial in 12 schools across North Carolina, stratified by geographic region and urban/rural setting. Subjects were 1274 third and fourth graders (48% boys). The intervention… (More)

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@article{Harrell1996EffectsOA, title={Effects of a school-based intervention to reduce cardiovascular disease risk factors in elementary-school children: the Cardiovascular Health in Children (CHIC) study.}, author={Joanne S. Harrell and Robert G Mcmurray and Shrikant I. Bangdiwala and Annette Crosby Frauman and Stuart Alan Gansky and Chyrise B Bradley}, journal={The Journal of pediatrics}, year={1996}, volume={128 6}, pages={797-805} }