Is participation in food and income assistance programmes associated with obesity in California adults? Results from a state-wide survey.


OBJECTIVE Public assistance programmes may increase risk of obesity among adults. The current study assessed whether participation in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP; formerly the Food Stamp Program), Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or California Work Opportunities and Responsibilities to Kids (CalWorks) was associated with obesity… (More)
DOI: 10.1017/S1368980010002090


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