Study from SP 2 published

The Body Mass Index (BMI) of preschool children seems to be related to determinants at the micro and meso level!

Our newest publication shows that early childhood education and care center ("Kindergarden") characteristics have an independent association with preschoolers’ BMI, presenting potential new approaches for overweight prevention. More details can be seen in the latest publication of SP2. Now available at BMC Public Health (open access): https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-022-13814-5

Herr R, De Bock F, Diehl K, Wiedemann E, Sterdt E, Blume M, Hoffmann S, Herke M, Reuter M, Iashchenko I, Schneider S. Associations of individual factors and early childhood education and care (ECEC) centres characteristics with preschoolers’ BMI in Germany. BMC Public Health 2022; 22: 1415. Link to the publication: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-022-13814-5