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Television viewing and television in bedroom associated with overweight risk among low-income preschool children
Publication Type:
Journal Article
Pediatrics 109 (6) pg 1028-1035
Objective: To determine if TV/video viewing habits are related to adiposity among multiethnic, low income preschool children. Design: Cross-sectional survey of parents/guardians. Hours of TV/videotapes children watched per day were reported for weekdays, Saturday, and Sunday. Whether or not children had a TV in his/her bedcontinued
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Age Group:
Childhood (birth-12 yrs), Preschool Age (2-5 yrs), Infancy (2-23 Months)
Study Design:
Correlational Study
Source of Funding:
American Heart Association Established Investigator Award 96–40256N
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