Weight management-related assessment and counseling by primary care providers in an area of high childhood obesity prevalence: current practices and areas of opportunity.


BACKGROUND Childhood obesity in Georgia exceeds the national rate. The state's pediatric primary care providers (PCPs) are well positioned to support behavior change, but little is known about provider perceptions and practices regarding this role. PURPOSE The aim of this study was to assess and compare weight-management-related counseling perceptions and… (More)
DOI: 10.1089/chi.2014.0052