Using path analysis to understand parents' perceptions of their children's weight, physical activity and eating habits in the Champlain region of Ontario.

@article{Adamo2010UsingPA,
  title={Using path analysis to understand parents' perceptions of their children's weight, physical activity and eating habits in the Champlain region of Ontario.},
  author={Kristi B Adamo and Sophia Papadakis and Laurie Dojeiji and Micheline Turnau and Louise Simmons and Meena Parameswaran and John Ryan Cunningham and Andrew L. Pipe and Robert D Reid},
  journal={Paediatrics & child health},
  year={2010},
  volume={15 9},
  pages={e33-41}
}
INTRODUCTION Parents have a fundamental role in promoting the healthy weight of their children. OBJECTIVES To determine parental perceptions of their child's body weight, eating and physical activity (PA) behaviours, and to test a predictive model of parental perceptions regarding their child's PA and healthy eating behaviours. METHODS A random-digit telephone survey was conducted among parents of children four to 12 years of age living in the Champlain region of Ontario. Descriptive… CONTINUE READING
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