Perceptions of Obesity Risk &
Prevention in Chinese Americans

by Kathleen Bauer & Doreen Liou

[June 27, 2008]
 

 

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Perceptions of Obesity Risk & Prevention in Chinese Americans

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Obesity is a national epidemic as population studies point to increased trends occurring in Asian Americans.  A qualitative study was conducted to identify perceptions of obesity risk and prevention in Chinese American adults residing in the New York metropolitan area.  The researchers will discuss social psychological, cultural, and environmental factors that influence obesity risk in Chinese Americans.  Insights on nutrition recommendations to prevent obesity will also be presented.

 

 

 


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