DETERMINANTS OF U.S. CHILDREN'S AND TEENAGERS' BODY MASS INDEX

OBJECTIVE: To determine if the increase in consumption of food away from home has contributed to the increased weight of the US youth. METHODS: Multiple regression will be used to estimate the effect of food source on body mass index (BMI) while accounting for other factors which have been shown to affect weight in a nationally representative sample of the U.S. population.


Issue Date:
2002
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/19880
Total Pages:
21
Series Statement:
Selected Paper




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