Journal article

At what BMI are parents of pre-schoolers concerned? National cross-sectional study

Melissa Wake, Louise Canterford, Pollyanna Hardy, Obioha C Ukoumunne

International Journal of Pediatric Obesity | INFORMA HEALTHCARE | Published : 2011


Awarded by NHMRC

Funding Acknowledgements

This paper uses unit record data from Growing Up in Australia, the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children. The study is conducted in partnership between the Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs (FaHCSIA), the Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS) and the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). The findings and views reported are those of the authors and should not be attributed to FaHCSIA, AIFS or the ABS. MW was supported by NHMRC Population Health Career Development Awards #284556 and #546405, and OU by NHMRC Public Health Capacity Building Grant #436914. We thank all the parents and children who took part in Wave 1 of LSAC.