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- Casey, Patrick H.; Simpson, Pippa M.; Gossett, Jeffrey M.; Bogle, Margaret L.; Champagne, Catherine M.; Connell, Carol; Harsha, David; McCabe-Sellers, Beverly; Robbins, James M.; Stuff, Janice E.; Weber, Judith
- Pediatrics 2006 v.118 no.5 pp. e1406
- households; food security; risk factors; obesity; overweight; child nutrition; children; National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey; household surveys; data collection; household income; poverty; Mexican Americans; nationalities and ethnic groups; health status; childhood obesity; United States
- ... CONTEXT. The prevalence of childhood overweight status is increasing. Some have suggested that childhood overweight is associated with food insecurity, defined as limited or uncertain access to enough nutritious food. OBJECTIVES. The purpose of this work was to assess the association of household and child food insecurity with childhood overweight status. METHODS. The National Health and Nutrition ...