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Journal of Nutrition
There has been extensive previous research examining the connection between obesity and food insecurity, 2 serious nutrition challenges facing low-income children in the US. All of this work used BMI to categorize a child as obese. Although BMI is one way to categorize the obesity status of a child, other measures have not been used to understand the connection between food insecurity and obesity. In response, this study used multiple measures of obesity taken from the 2001 to 2004 NHANES. Thedoi:10.3945/jn.109.105361 pmid:19403713 fatcat:hloqw3ljsvffpjvivpdw3lax6u