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A pilot church-based weight loss program for African-American adults using church members as health educators: a comparison of individual and group intervention.

Kennedy, Betty M and Paeratakul, Sahasporn and Champagne, Catherine M and Ryan, Donna H and Harsha, David W and McGee, Bernestine and Johnson, Glenda and Deyhim, Farzad and Forsythe, William and Bogle, Margaret L (2005) A pilot church-based weight loss program for African-American adults using church members as health educators: a comparison of individual and group intervention. Ethnicity & disease, 15 (3). pp. 373-378. ISSN 1049-510X

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Abstract

A church setting may provide an effective delivery mechanism for a health and nutrition program. Church members may be trained to conduct a weight control program. Both interventions (individual and group) were effective in inducing weight loss.


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Item Type: Article
Additional Information: This article is available at the publisher’s Web site. Access to the full text is subject to the publisher’s access restrictions.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Diet, Intervention Study, Lifestyle, Obesity, Weight Loss
Subjects: Health > Nutrition
Health > Public Health > Chronic Illness & Diseases > Obesity
Practice > interventions
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Date Deposited: 26 Oct 2011 15:26
Last Modified: 26 Oct 2011 15:26
Link to this item (URI): http://health-equity.pitt.edu/id/eprint/3412

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