The differential prevalence of obesity and related behaviors in two- vs. four-year colleges.

@article{Laska2011TheDP,
  title={The differential prevalence of obesity and related behaviors in two- vs. four-year colleges.},
  author={Melissa N Laska and Keryn E. Pasch and Katherine D Lust and Mary Story and Ed Ehlinger},
  journal={Obesity},
  year={2011},
  volume={19 2},
  pages={453-6}
}
The objective of this study was to determine whether obesity prevalence and weight-related behaviors (e.g., diet, physical activity) differ among students enrolled in 2-year community/technical colleges and those attending 4-year colleges/universities. This information could inform the development of intervention strategies. Through an existing surveillance system of Minnesota postsecondary education institutions, survey data were collected from 16,539 students from 27 campuses (14 two-year… CONTINUE READING

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