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Effect of an Occupation-Focused Family Intervention on Change in Parents' Time Use and Children's Body Mass Index.

Orban, Kristina LU ; Erlandsson, Lena-Karin LU ; Edberg, Anna-Karin LU ; Önnerfält, Jenny LU and Thorngren-Jerneck, Kristina LU (2014) In American Journal of Occupational Therapy 68(6). p.217-226
Abstract
OBJECTIVE. This study explored factors related to changes in the time parents spent with their children with obesity and associated decreases in children's body mass index (BMI) z-scores after an occupation-focused intervention. METHOD. Parents participated in a 1-yr occupation-focused intervention to promote healthy family lifestyles. Data on 40 parents of 22 children with obesity ages 4-6 yr were collected before and after intervention and analyzed using linear and multiple regression methods. RESULTS. Parents increased time spent with their children by an average of 91 min/day. Parents' finances, perceived satisfaction in daily occupations, low BMI, and mastery at inclusion were associated with increased time spent with their children.... (More)
OBJECTIVE. This study explored factors related to changes in the time parents spent with their children with obesity and associated decreases in children's body mass index (BMI) z-scores after an occupation-focused intervention. METHOD. Parents participated in a 1-yr occupation-focused intervention to promote healthy family lifestyles. Data on 40 parents of 22 children with obesity ages 4-6 yr were collected before and after intervention and analyzed using linear and multiple regression methods. RESULTS. Parents increased time spent with their children by an average of 91 min/day. Parents' finances, perceived satisfaction in daily occupations, low BMI, and mastery at inclusion were associated with increased time spent with their children. Mothers' subjective health and high mastery and fathers' perceived occupational value and education explained 67% of the variance in children's BMI z-scores. CONCLUSION. The results indicate important factors to consider in developing interventions that facilitate occupational engagement and health among children with obesity and their families. (Less)
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  abstract     = {OBJECTIVE. This study explored factors related to changes in the time parents spent with their children with obesity and associated decreases in children's body mass index (BMI) z-scores after an occupation-focused intervention. METHOD. Parents participated in a 1-yr occupation-focused intervention to promote healthy family lifestyles. Data on 40 parents of 22 children with obesity ages 4-6 yr were collected before and after intervention and analyzed using linear and multiple regression methods. RESULTS. Parents increased time spent with their children by an average of 91 min/day. Parents' finances, perceived satisfaction in daily occupations, low BMI, and mastery at inclusion were associated with increased time spent with their children. Mothers' subjective health and high mastery and fathers' perceived occupational value and education explained 67% of the variance in children's BMI z-scores. CONCLUSION. The results indicate important factors to consider in developing interventions that facilitate occupational engagement and health among children with obesity and their families.},
  author       = {Orban, Kristina and Erlandsson, Lena-Karin and Edberg, Anna-Karin and Önnerfält, Jenny and Thorngren-Jerneck, Kristina},
  issn         = {0272-9490},
  language     = {eng},
  number       = {6},
  pages        = {217--226},
  publisher    = {American Occupational Therapy Association},
  series       = {American Journal of Occupational Therapy},
  title        = {Effect of an Occupation-Focused Family Intervention on Change in Parents' Time Use and Children's Body Mass Index.},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2014.010405},
  volume       = {68},
  year         = {2014},
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