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ERIC Number: EJ566263
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0891-4222
Predictors of BMI among Adults with Down Syndrome: The Social Context of Health Promotion.
Fujiura, Glenn T.; Fitzsimons, Nancy; Marks, Beth; Chicoine, Brian
Research in Developmental Disabilities, v18 n4 p261-74 Jul-Aug 1997
This study, involving 49 adults with Down syndrome living with their families, explored the relationship of diet, exercise, disability status, and social integration to Body Mass Index (BMI), an indicator of excess weight and health status. BMI was found to be related to friendship, access to recreation, and social opportunities. (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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