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Dave, Jayna M.; Evans, Alexandra E.; Pfeiffer, Karin A.; Watkins, Ken W.; Saunders, Ruth P. – Health Education Research, 2010
Availability and accessibility (AA) has been consistently shown across studies as the most important correlate of fruits and vegetables (FV) intake. However, there is little data on factors that influence AA of FV, especially in Hispanic families. The objective of this cross-sectional study was to examine the association between parental factors,…
Descriptors: Intervention, Multiple Regression Analysis, Family Environment, Low Income
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van der Horst, Klazine; Kremers, Stef; Ferreira, Isabel; Singh, Amika; Oenema, Anke; Brug, Johannes – Health Education Research, 2007
The purpose of this study was to investigate whether perceived parenting practices and parenting style dimensions (strictness and involvement) are associated with adolescents' consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages. In this cross-sectional study, secondary school students (n = 383, mean age 13.5 years) completed a self-administered questionnaire…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Parenting Styles, Child Rearing, Parent Child Relationship
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Haerens, Leen; Deforche, Benedicte; Maes, Lea; Cardon, Greet; Stevens, Veerle; De Bourdeaudhuij, Ilse – Health Education Research, 2006
The aim of the present study was to evaluate the effects of a middle school physical activity and healthy eating intervention, including an environmental and computer-tailored component, and to investigate the effects of parental involvement. A random sample of 15 schools with seventh and eight graders was randomly assigned to one of three…
Descriptors: Control Groups, Experimental Groups, Intervention, Physical Activities
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O'Dea, Jennifer A.; Wilson, Rachel – Health Education Research, 2006
A large national study of schoolchildren aged 6-18 years was conducted to assess nutritional and socio-cognitive factors associated with body mass index (BMI). A questionnaire was used to assess nutritional quality of breakfast, importance of physical activity and food variety score, among 4441 students from randomly selected schools in all states…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Locus of Control, Obesity, Body Composition
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Bere, E.; Veierod, M. B.; Bjelland, M.; Klepp, K.-I. – Health Education Research, 2006
This study reports the effect of the Fruits and Vegetables Make the Marks intervention, a school-based fruit and vegetable intervention consisting of a home economics classroom component and parental involvement and encouraged participation in the Norwegian School Fruit Programme, all delivered during the school year of 2001-02. Nine randomly…
Descriptors: Control Groups, Home Economics, Intervention, Formative Evaluation
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Bere, E.; Veierod, M. B.; Bjelland, M.; Klepp, K.-I. – Health Education Research, 2006
This study reports the effect of a school-randomized fruit and vegetable intervention consisting of a subscription to the Norwegian School Fruit Programme at no parental cost, and the Fruit and Vegetables Make the Marks (FVMM) educational programme, both delivered in the school year of 2001-02. Nine randomly chosen schools received the…
Descriptors: Intervention, Questionnaires, Eating Habits, Effect Size