Parental perceptions of overweight during early childhood.

@article{Goodell2008ParentalPO,
  title={Parental perceptions of overweight during early childhood.},
  author={L Suzanne Goodell and Michelle Bitzer Pierce and C. M. Tomas Bravo and Ann Marie Ferris},
  journal={Qualitative health research},
  year={2008},
  volume={18 11},
  pages={
          1548-55
        }
}
Prior to developing an overweight prevention program, researchers examined perceptions of overweight during early childhood among minority, low-socioeconomic status (SES) parents of preschoolers living in Hartford, Connecticut (USA). Content analysis of 10 focus groups (average size = 7) and 18 follow-up interviews revealed parents have a distorted, detached view of clinically defined overweight preschoolers, and they do not include weight in their definition of health. The result is a… CONTINUE READING
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