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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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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