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Obesity in Latino Women
This paper examines the issue of obesity and overweight in the female Latino population.
# 107927 | 1,610 words | 6 sources | MLA | 2008 | US

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The paper relates that the female Latino population is experiencing a significant health problem of being overweight or obese. The paper identifies the target population and the incidence, prevalence and etiology of obesity. The paper also discusses the research that addresses the causes of obesity that are poor nutrition and insufficient exercise. In addition, the paper looks at services available to address the problem and suggests a program that will meet the needs of this population.

Problem Statement
Target Population
Problem Analysis: Incidence, Prevalence and Etiology
Theories and Research that Address the Problem
Services Available to Address the Problem
Program Hypothesis

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Day, Kristen. "Active Living and Social Justice: Planning for Physical Activity in Low-Income, Black, and Latino Communities." Journal of the American Planning Association 72.1 (2006): 88.
  • Garcia, Robert, Erica S. Flores, and Sophia Mei-Ling Chang. "Healthy Children, Healthy Communities: Schools, Parks, Recreation, and Sustainable Regional Planning." Fordham Urban Law Journal 31.5 (2004): 1267.
  • Kumanyika, Shiriki, and Sonya Grier. "Targeting Interventions for Ethnic Minority and Low-Income Populations." The Future of Children 16.1 (2006): 187.
  • Lindsay, Ana C., Katarina M. Sussner, Juhee Kim, and Steven Gortmaker. "The Role of Parents in Preventing Childhood Obesity." The Future of Children 16.1 (2006): 169.
  • LA County Health Indicators for Women 2005 at: http://lapublichealth.org/wwwfiles/ph/hae/ha/WomensHealthIndicators05.pdf

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"Obesity in Latino Women" 16 September 2008. Web. 01 March. 2021. <https://www.academon.com/term-paper/obesity-in-latino-women-107927/>