The Environmental Barriers to Healthy Eating and Physical Activity among Caregivers of Obese Children Living in New York City Public Housing
作者: Aisha KhanValerie NewsomeChrystel DolLucy YangDustin T. Duncan
刊名: The International Journal of Health, Wellness, and Society, 2018, Vol.8 (1), pp.1-19
来源数据库: Common Ground Research Networks
DOI: 10.18848/2156-8960/CGP/v08i01/1-19
关键词: Childhood ObesityHealth DisparitiesPublic HousingQualitativeBuilt Environment
原始语种摘要: The United States is in the midst of a childhood obesity epidemic. However, there is a dearth of literature on the health outcomes of children living in public housing developments and specifically children from racial and ethnic minorities. Thus, this study aimed to assess family and community-level factors contributing to childhood obesity among a sample of racial and ethnic minority low-income families residing in public housing. We interviewed a sample (n = 15) of predominantly racial/ethnic minority low-income housing residents in New York City (NYC) who were caring for an obese/overweight child at the time of the study. The urban setting of New York City offered a unique lens to the issue of childhood obesity and its complex causes. The results from this study indicated that the...
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  • housing 外壳
  • income 收入
  • costs 费用
  • minority 少数
  • obesity 肥胖
  • ethnic 种族
  • development 开发
  • issue 
  • childhood 幼年
  • among 在当中