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Journal of Obesity
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 328276, 7 pages
Perception of Childhood Obesity and Support for Prevention Policies among Latinos and Whites
1Center for Global Health and Development, College of Public Health, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198-4341, USA
2Department of Health Promotion and Social and Behavioral Health, College of Public Health, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 984365 Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198-4365, USA
3University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198-4355, USA
4Institute for Health Promotion Research, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
Received 1 April 2014; Accepted 2 June 2014; Published 19 June 2014
Academic Editor: Mark A. Pereira
Copyright © 2014 Douglas M. Puricelli Perin et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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