The Kinder Institute’s Urban Health Program Releases Child Obesity Study
Posted on 01/03/2013

Research from the Kinder Institute’s Urban Health Program reported that children living in poorer neighborhoods are 28 percent more likely to be obese than their counterparts in more affluent neighborhoods. Program Director Rachel Tolbert Kimbro and Associate Director Justin Denney published “Neighborhood Context and Racial/Ethnic Differences in Young Children’s Obesity: Structural Barriers to Interventions” in the journal “Social Science & Medicine.” Read more about their research here and watch a video about their important new work here.