Television viewing is not predictive of BMI in Black and Hispanic young adult females.

@article{Richmond2010TelevisionVI,
  title={Television viewing is not predictive of BMI in Black and Hispanic young adult females.},
  author={Tracy K. Richmond and Courtney E. Walls and Holly C Gooding and Alison E. Field},
  journal={Obesity},
  year={2010},
  volume={18 5},
  pages={1015-20}
}
Previous studies have observed that television (TV) viewing is predictive of obesity and weight gain. We examined whether the cross-sectional association between TV viewing and BMI varied by racial/ethnic subgroups among young women in Wave III (collected in 2001-2002) of the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health. We used multivariate linear regression to examine the relationship between TV viewing and BMI among 6,049 females while controlling for sociodemographic and health… CONTINUE READING

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