USA: Study details attitude of low-income mothers to obese children
A report in the May issue of Pediatrics (107: pp. 1138-1146) has revealed that low-income mothers are less likely than their more financially secure counterparts to recognise standard growth ranges for their children. Instead, they are likely to perceive their child's weight according to the limitations it places on physical activity, or the amount the child gets teased at school.
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