Health Literacy and Predictors of Body Weight in Turkish Children


ÖZTÜRK HANEY M.

JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC NURSING-NURSING CARE OF CHILDREN & FAMILIES, vol.55, 2020 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 55
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.pedn.2020.05.012
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC NURSING-NURSING CARE OF CHILDREN & FAMILIES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus, ASSIA, CINAHL, EMBASE, MEDLINE, DIALNET
  • Keywords: Adolescent, Body mass index, Child health literacy, Children, Health literacy, OUTCOMES, IMPACT
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Purpose: This study assessed the association between health literacy (both of children and their parents) and body weight in Turkish schoolchildren. This study also aimed to determine the predictors of body weight in children.