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Parenting style and obesity risk in children.

Abstract : Parents play a critical role in their children's lifestyle habits. The objective was to assess the effect of parenting style on the risk of childhood obesity, and to determine whether poverty was a moderator of the association. Participants were from the 1994-2008 cross-sectional samples of the National Longitudinal Survey of Children and Youth (NLSCY), a nationally representative survey of Canadian youth. Factor and cluster analyses identified four parenting styles consistent with Baumrind's parenting style prototypes. Multivariable logistic regression assessed the risk of obesity based on parenting style after adjusting for covariates. Analyses were stratified by age (preschool: 2-5years of age, n=19,026; school-age: 6-11years of age, n=18,551) and the moderating effect of poverty (household income
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Lisa Kakinami, Tracie A Barnett, Louise Séguin, Gilles Paradis. Parenting style and obesity risk in children.. Preventive Medicine, Elsevier, 2015, 75, pp.18-22. ⟨10.1016/j.ypmed.2015.03.005⟩. ⟨pasteur-01352170⟩

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