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Acculturation Influences Postpartum Eating, Activity, and Weight Retention in Low-Income Hispanic Women

Citation

Martin, Chantel L.; Tate, Deborah F.; Schaffner, Andrew; Brannen, Anna; Hatley, Karen Erickson; Diamond, Molly; Munoz-Christian, Karen; Pomeroy, Jeremy; Sanchez, Teresa; & Mercado, Adrian, et al. (2017). Acculturation Influences Postpartum Eating, Activity, and Weight Retention in Low-Income Hispanic Women. Journal of Adolescent Health, 26(12), 1333-9. PMCID: PMC5733667

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Low-income Hispanic women experience elevated rates of high postpartum weight retention (PPWR), which is an independent risk factor for lifetime obesity. Sociocultural factors might play an important role among Hispanic women; however, very few studies have examined this association.

URL

http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/jwh.2016.6154

Reference Type

Journal Article

Journal Title

Journal of Adolescent Health

Author(s)

Martin, Chantel L.
Tate, Deborah F.
Schaffner, Andrew
Brannen, Anna
Hatley, Karen Erickson
Diamond, Molly
Munoz-Christian, Karen
Pomeroy, Jeremy
Sanchez, Teresa
Mercado, Adrian
Hagobian, Todd
Phelan, Suzanne

Year Published

2017

Volume Number

26

Issue Number

12

Pages

1333-9

PMCID

PMC5733667

Reference ID

12847