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Dietary Habits and Eating Practices and Their Association with Overweight and Obesity in Rural and Urban Black South African Adolescents

Modiehi Heather Sedibe; Pedro T. Pisa; Alison B Feeley; Titilola M. Pedro; Kathleen Kahn; Shane A. Norris;
Open Access English
  • Published: 29 Jan 2018
  • Publisher: Umeå universitet, Epidemiologi och global hälsa
  • Country: Sweden
The aim of this study was to investigate differences/similarities in dietary habits and eating practices between younger and older, rural and urban South African adolescents in specific environments (home, community and school) and their associations with overweight and obesity. Dietary habits, eating practices, and anthropometric measurements were performed on rural (n = 392, mean age = 13 years) and urban (n = 3098, mean age = 14 years) adolescents. Logistic regression analysis was used to examine the associations between dietary habits and eating practices, with overweight and obesity risk. Differences in dietary habits and eating practices by gender and by s...
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