ERIC Number: EJ430641
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
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How Obesity Develops: A New Look at Nature and Nurture.
Crawford, Patricia B.; Shapiro, Leona R.
Obesity and Health, v5 n3 p40-41 May-Jun 1991
Berkeley Nutrition Study followed 180 children longitudinally to investigate whether child rearing practices, health beliefs, demographics, and parental characteristics related to childhood obesity. Results indicated a high mother-daughter correlation. Other factors included how often per day the child ate, irregular eating patterns, and parental wish for a more active child. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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