Information on Childhood Obesity in Jamaica

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To locate information on childhood obesity in Jamaica you may use search terms such as:

childhood obesity, overweight children, obesityjamaica, jamaican children

You can search the Library’s OPACDatabases as well as Google Scholar.

Searching the websites of organisations such as PAHO and WHO for additional information may prove to be helpful as well.  The following are examples of articles on this topic.

Comparison of self-perceived weight and desired weight versus actual body mass index among adolescents in Jamaica

Household food insecurity and childhood overweight in Jamaica and Québec: a gender-based analysis

Jamaican Youth Risk and Resiliency Behaviour Survey 2005 (USAID)

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