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Gordon-Larsen P, Adair LS, Popkin BM. "Ethnic Differences in Physical Activity and Inactivity Patterns and Overweight Status." (2002) Obesity Research. Volume 10(3) p 161-9.

Hubert HB, Snider J, and Winkleby MA. (2005) ¡°Health status, health behaviors, and acculturation factors associated with overweight and obesity in Latinos from a community and agricultural labor camp survey.¡± Preventive Medicine,
Volume 40(6), p 642-51.

McArthur LH, Anguiano R, and Gross KH. (2004) ¡°Are household factors putting immigrant Hispanic children at risk of becoming overweight: a community-based study in eastern North Carolina.¡± Journal of Community Health. Volume 29(5) p 387-404.

Mayo Clinic Staff. (19 Apr 2005) ¡°Childhood obesity: What parents can do.¡± 1 Apr 2006.
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Parker, Sally. (5 Mary 2005) "Fighting Childhood Obesity in Minority Communitires." 1 Apr 2006.
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Rutt CD and Coleman KJ. (2005) ¡°Examining the relationships among built environment,
physical activity, and body mass index in El Paso, TX.¡± Preventive Medicine, Volume 40(6), p 831-41.



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