Maternal perception of their overweight children.

  title={Maternal perception of their overweight children.},
  author={Mary Hackie and Cheryl L Bowles},
  journal={Public health nursing},
  volume={24 6},
OBJECTIVES To assess maternal perception of their preschool child's overweight at an urban Special Supplemental Nutritional Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) serving primarily Hispanic families. To compare the mothers' perceptions with selected demographic variables of the sample and compare the results with a similar study conducted previously. DESIGN Replication descriptive survey. SAMPLE Mothers of overweight 2-5-year-old children enrolled in 2 Southern Nevada WIC programs… CONTINUE READING

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