Obesity prevention in low socioeconomic status urban African-American adolescents: study design and preliminary findings of the HEALTH-KIDS Study

@article{Wang2006ObesityPI,
  title={Obesity prevention in low socioeconomic status urban African-American adolescents: study design and preliminary findings of the HEALTH-KIDS Study},
  author={Youfa Wang and Lisa Tussing and Angela M. Odoms-Young and Carol Arbron Braunschweig and Brian R. Flay and Donald Hedeker and Don Hellison},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Nutrition},
  year={2006},
  volume={60},
  pages={92-103}
}
Objectives:Obesity prevention among children and adolescents is a public health priority; however, limited school-based intervention trials targeting obesity have been conducted. This article provides an overview of the study design and baseline preliminary findings of our ongoing school-based intervention study.Design:Randomized intervention trial to test a school-based, environmental obesity prevention program in urban low socioeconomic status (SES) African-American adolescents. The… CONTINUE READING