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Overweight and Obesity Among School Bus Drivers in Rural Arkansas.

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Summary of "Overweight and Obesity Among School Bus Drivers in Rural Arkansas."

Obesity is a major public health concern. Compared with other occupational groups, transportation workers, such as school bus drivers, have higher rates of obesity. However, little is known about the body weight and related health behaviors of these drivers, and opportunities for intervention are undetermined.

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Name: Preventing chronic disease
ISSN: 1545-1151
Pages: E61

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