Jackson, Maria D.; Samms-Vaughan, Maureen E. ; Ashley, Deanna E.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Community Health and Psychiatry
Psychosocial, Cognitive and Socio-demographic Factors Associated with Under-and-Over-Nutrition among 11-12 Year Old Jamaican Children. [Abstract]
West Indian Medical Journal
Date of Publication
54 Suppl. 2
Presented at the Caribbean Health Research Council, Tobago
Objective: To assess the association of socio-economic, cognitive and psychosocial factors with under- or over-weight in early adolescence. Design and Methods: Cross-sectional survey of a sub-group (n = 1698) of the Jamaican Perinatal Survey birth cohort enrolled in schools in the Kingston Metropolitan are. Participants self-reported behaviour and self esteem and parents provided socio-economic information.....