Preventing Chronic Disease | Relationship Between SocialSupport and Body Mass Index Among Overweight and Obese AfricanAmerican Women in the Rural Deep South, 2011-2013 - CDC

African American women in the Deep South of the United States are disproportionately obese, a condition strongly influenced by their social environment. The objective of this study was to characterize the prevalence of social support from family and friends for healthy eating and exercise in rural communities.

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  • Syndication ID: 12231
  • Language: English
  • Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • Date Syndication Captured: Monday, May 23, 2016 at 10:53 PM
  • Date Syndication Updated: Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 12:22 AM


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