Personal, behavioral, and environmental risk and protective factors for adolescent overweight.

@article{Haines2007PersonalBA,
  title={Personal, behavioral, and environmental risk and protective factors for adolescent overweight.},
  author={Jess I Haines and Dianne R Neumark-Sztainer and Melanie M. Wall and Mary T Story},
  journal={Obesity},
  year={2007},
  volume={15 11},
  pages={2748-60}
}
OBJECTIVE The objective was to examine a breadth of personal, behavioral, and socio-environmental factors as potential risk and protective factors of overweight among male and female adolescents. RESEARCH METHODS AND PROCEDURES A longitudinal study was conducted with an ethnically and socio-economically diverse sample of 2516 adolescents who completed surveys at both Time 1 (1998 to 1999) and Time 2 (2003 to 2004) of the Project Eating Among Teens (EAT) study. RESULTS In 1998 to 1999, 335… CONTINUE READING

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