Randomized controlled trial to improve primary care to prevent and manage childhood obesity: the High Five for Kids study.

@article{Taveras2011RandomizedCT,
  title={Randomized controlled trial to improve primary care to prevent and manage childhood obesity: the High Five for Kids study.},
  author={E. Taveras and Steven L. Gortmaker and Katherine H. Hohman and Christine M Horan and Ken P. Kleinman and Kathleen F Mitchell and Sarah N. Price and Lisa A. Prosser and Sheryl L. Rifas-Shiman and Matthew W Gillman},
  journal={Archives of pediatrics & adolescent medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={165 8},
  pages={714-22}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine the effectiveness of a primary care-based obesity intervention over the first year (6 intervention contacts) of a planned 2-year study. DESIGN Cluster randomized controlled trial. SETTING Ten pediatric practices, 5 intervention and 5 usual care. PARTICIPANTS Four hundred seventy-five children aged 2 to 6 years with body mass index (BMI) in the 95th percentile or higher or 85th to less than 95th percentile if at least 1 parent was overweight; 445 (93%) had 1-year… CONTINUE READING
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