Fam Community Health 2021 Jul 20. Epub 2021 Jul 20.
AllianceChicago, Chicago, Illinois (Dr Mohanty and Ms Padilla); SASU Project Management (Ms Rittner) and General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Department of Medicine (Dr Persell), Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine (Dr Mohanty), Chicago, Illinois; Center for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente Northwest, Portland, Oregon (Dr Leo and Mr Crawford); University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois (Ms Tilmon); Division of Cardiology, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey (Dr Akhabue); and University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu (Dr Okihiro).
Childhood obesity has increased significantly in the United States. Racial subgroups are often grouped into categories in research, limiting our understanding of disparities. This study describes the prevalence of obesity among youth of diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds receiving care at community health centers (CHCs). Read More