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- Tussing-Humphreys, Lisa; Thomson, Jessica L.; Mayo, Tanyatta; Edmond, Emanuel
- Preventing Chronic Disease 2013 v.10 pp. 120286
- African Americans; adults; chronic diseases; diabetes; fruits; healthy diet; hypertension; nutritional adequacy; obesity; ownership; physical activity; regression analysis; river deltas; statistical models; vegetables; Mississippi
- ... Obesity, diabetes, and hypertension have reached epidemic levels in the largely rural Lower Mississippi Delta (LMD) region. We assessed the effectiveness of a 6-month, church-based, diet and physical activity intervention, conducted during 2010 through 2011, for improving diet quality (measured by the Healthy Eating Index-2005) and increasing physical activity of African American adults in the LMD ...
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