PUBLICATION: PLOS One
Globally, the high prevalence of overweight and low levels of physical activity among children has serious implications for morbidity and premature mortality in adulthood. Various parental factors are associated with childhood overweight and physical activity.
The objective of this paper was to investigate relationships between parental education or overweight, and (i) child overweight, (ii) child physical activity, and (iii) explore household coexistence of overweight, in a large international sample.
Stella is working on two projects within APHRC’s Population Dynamics and Reproductive Health Program. The first project seeks to investigate the nature and magnitude of barriers to women’s economic empowerment, and the second aims to...