Race/ethnicity, acculturation, and sex differences in the relationship between parental social support and children's overweight and obesity.

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In the present study we use the 2007 National Survey of Child Health to examine whether parental social support is associated with children's overweight/obesity and if this relationship is moderated by race/ethnicity, acculturation, and/or parent's sex. Results reveal that Hispanics (English and Spanish-speaking) and African Americans have considerably… (More)
DOI: 10.1353/hpu.2012.0147

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@article{Watt2012RaceethnicityAA, title={Race/ethnicity, acculturation, and sex differences in the relationship between parental social support and children's overweight and obesity.}, author={Toni Terling Watt and Gloria Martinez-Ramos and Debarun Majumdar}, journal={Journal of health care for the poor and underserved}, year={2012}, volume={23 4}, pages={1793-805} }