Winna T Rivera-Soto

Summary

Affiliation: University of Puerto Rico

Publications

  1. pmc Childhood obesity among Puerto Rican children: discrepancies between child's and parent's perception of weight status
    Winna T Rivera-Soto
    Department of Human Development, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Puerto Rico, Medical Science Campus, San Juan, PR 00936 5067, Puerto Rico
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 9:1427-37. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of childhood obesity in a representative sample of elementary school children in Puerto Rico by socio-demographic characteristics, 2008
    Winna T Rivera-Soto
    Department of Human Development, University of Puerto Rico, Graduate School of Public Health, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    P R Health Sci J 29:357-63. 2010

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Publications2

  1. pmc Childhood obesity among Puerto Rican children: discrepancies between child's and parent's perception of weight status
    Winna T Rivera-Soto
    Department of Human Development, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Puerto Rico, Medical Science Campus, San Juan, PR 00936 5067, Puerto Rico
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 9:1427-37. 2012
    ..This study suggests an influence of parents' SES characteristics on their perceptions of children's weight status as well as on children's own perceptions of their weight status...
  2. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of childhood obesity in a representative sample of elementary school children in Puerto Rico by socio-demographic characteristics, 2008
    Winna T Rivera-Soto
    Department of Human Development, University of Puerto Rico, Graduate School of Public Health, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    P R Health Sci J 29:357-63. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to measure the prevalence of childhood obesity among Puerto Rican children from first to sixth grade by different socio-demographic characteristics in a sub-urban municipality in Puerto Rico...