Date of Award
Master of Arts in Child Development
The purpose of this thesis is to investigate the relationship between rates of childhood obesity determined by children's body mass index, childrens socio-economic status, and their home characteristics (i.e., frequency of meals eaten as a family, fruit and vegetable consumption, and fast food consumption). This thesis takes an ecological perspective which is an integrative way to research the environment that children develop in.
Ferguson, Amanda Nicole, "Characteristics in the home that contribute to childhood obesity" (2012). Theses Digitization Project. 3983.