Somali, Latino and Hmong parents' perceptions and approaches about raising healthy-weight children: a community-based participatory research study.

@article{Arcan2018SomaliLA,
  title={Somali, Latino and Hmong parents' perceptions and approaches about raising healthy-weight children: a community-based participatory research study.},
  author={Chrisa Arcan and Kathleen A. Culhane-Pera and Shannon L Pergament and Maira Rosas-Lee and Mai Bao Xiong},
  journal={Public health nutrition},
  year={2018},
  volume={21 6},
  pages={
          1079-1093
        }
}
  • Chrisa Arcan, Kathleen A. Culhane-Pera, +2 authors Mai Bao Xiong
  • Published 2018
  • Medicine
  • Public health nutrition
  • OBJECTIVE Immigrants in the USA are confronted with health disparities, including childhood obesity and obesity-related chronic diseases. We aimed to identify perceptions of childhood body weight, approaches to raising healthy children and desires for supportive programmes of Somali, Latino and Hmong (SLM) parents in the Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA. DESIGN Using community-based participatory research, ten focus groups (FG) were conducted with sixty-seven parents (n 28 Somali, three FG; n 19… CONTINUE READING

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