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Fighting Childhood Obesity in a Jewish Community

Maureen R. Benjamins

in Urban Health: Combating Disparities with Local Data

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199731190
eISBN:
9780199866465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731190.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Inspired by the power of having specific health data for one's own community, leaders of the Jewish community in Chicago undertook the steps necessary to conduct a similar survey within the most ... More


Childhood Obesity: Ethical and Policy Issues

Kristin Voigt, Stuart G. Nicholls, and Garrath Williams

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199964482
eISBN:
9780199362639
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199964482.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Childhood obesity has become a major concern in many countries. This book is the first to focus specifically on the ethical and policy questions raised by childhood obesity and its prevention. The ... More


Empirical Uncertainty: Some Difficulties in Placing Obesity Center Stage

Kristin Voigt, Stuart G. Nicholls, and Garrath Williams

in Childhood Obesity: Ethical and Policy Issues

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199964482
eISBN:
9780199362639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199964482.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

There is broad agreement that rates of childhood obesity have significantly increased in developed countries, and that these developments pose problems for future population health. But behind this ... More


Obesity

Shirley W. Ekvall, Valli K. Ekvall, Diane Spear, and Michael Farrell

in Pediatric and Adult Nutrition in Chronic Diseases, Developmental Disabilities, and Hereditary Metabolic Disorders: Prevention, Assessment, and Treatment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780199398911
eISBN:
9780199398942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199398911.003.0018
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter discusses obesity, including childhood obesity. The biochemical, genetic, and clinical abnormalities are discussed. Factors to be considered in nutritional evaluation are described, ... More


Conclusion: Childhood Obesity: Some Practical Implications

Kristin Voigt, Stuart G. Nicholls, and Garrath Williams

in Childhood Obesity: Ethical and Policy Issues

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199964482
eISBN:
9780199362639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199964482.003.0011
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The conclusion summarizes the main themes of the book. Without abandoning the book’s emphasis on the complexity of the problem and its relation to other complex issues, it suggests a series of ... More


Monitoring and Evaluation Research: Tools and Evidence for Understanding Social Marketing Performance During and After Implementation

W. Douglas Evans

in Social Marketing Research for Global Public Health: Methods and Technologies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199757398
eISBN:
9780190226022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199757398.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Social marketing monitoring and evaluation aim to determine the effectiveness of campaigns in achieving their communication and behavioral outcome objectives. They seek to answer two questions: Did ... More


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