Estimating controlled direct effects of restrictivefeeding practices in the 'Early dieting in girls' study.

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In this article, we examine the causal effect of parental restrictive feeding practices on children's weight status. An important mediator is children's self-regulation status. Recent approaches interpret mediation effects based on the potential outcomes framework. Inverse probability weighting based on propensity scores are used to adjust for confounding… (More)

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@article{Zhu2016EstimatingCD, title={Estimating controlled direct effects of restrictivefeeding practices in the 'Early dieting in girls' study.}, author={Yeying Zhu and Debashis Ghosh and Donna L Coffman and Jennifer S. Savage}, journal={Journal of the Royal Statistical Society. Series C, Applied statistics}, year={2016}, volume={65 1}, pages={115-130} }