The association of child and household food insecurity with childhood overweight status.

@article{Casey2006TheAO,
  title={The association of child and household food insecurity with childhood overweight status.},
  author={Patrick H. Casey and Pippa M Simpson and Jeffrey M. Gossett and Margaret L. Bogle and Catherine M Champagne and Carol Lawson Connell and David W. Harsha and Beverly J. McCabe-Sellers and James A. Robbins and Janice E. Stuff and Judith Libhaber Weber},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2006},
  volume={118 5},
  pages={e1406-13}
}
CONTEXT The prevalence of childhood overweight status is increasing. Some have suggested that childhood overweight is associated with food insecurity, defined as limited or uncertain access to enough nutritious food. OBJECTIVES The purpose of this work was to assess the association of household and child food insecurity with childhood overweight status. METHODS The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1999-2002 uses a stratified multistaged probability sample and collects a… CONTINUE READING

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