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ERIC Number: EJ670588
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-4391
Television Viewing and Its Associations with Overweight, Sedentary Lifestyle, and Insufficient Consumption of Fruits and Vegetables among U.S. High School Students: Differences by Race, Ethnicity, and Gender.
Lowry, Richard; Wechsler, Howell; Galuska, Deborah A.; Fulton, Janet E.; Kann, Laura
Journal of School Health, v72 n10 p413-21 Dec 2002
Examined race, ethnic, and gender specific differences in the association between television viewing and high school students' overweight, decreased physical activity, and unhealthy dietary behaviors. Data from the 1999 Youth Risk Behavior Survey indicated that most students' television viewing exceeded recommended levels, many students were sedentary, and most ate fewer than the recommended servings of fruits and vegetables per day.(SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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