- Childhood obesity among Puerto Rican children: discrepancies between child's and parent's perception of weight statusWinna 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...
- Prevalence of childhood obesity in a representative sample of elementary school children in Puerto Rico by socio-demographic characteristics, 2008Winna 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...