Preschool enrollment is associated with lower odds of childhood obesity among WIC participants in LA County

Resource Type: Reports & Papers
Author(s): Koleilat, Maria ; Harrison, Gail G. ; Whaley, Shannon; McGregor, Samar; Jenks, Eloise; Afifi, A. A. (Abdelmonem A.);
Date Issued: April, 2012
Description: An examination of the relationship between attendance in out-of-home care for 4 or more days a week and childhood obesity, based on data from 556 3- to 4-year-old low-income children who were either obese or normal weight and participants in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) in Los Angeles County
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Funder(s): United States. Department of Agriculture
Journal Title: Maternal and Child Health Journal
Volume Number: 16
Issue Number: 3
Page Range: 706-712
Topics: Children & Child Development > Child Characteristics > Time In Child Care

Children & Child Development > Child Development & School Readiness > Physical Development & Growth
Country: United States
ISSN: 1092-7875 Paper
1573-6628 Electronic
Peer Reviewed: yes
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