The Multi-Caregiver Role and Its Relationship to Behavioral Adherence and Weight Among Treatment Engaged Black Women

This report from Cook Center Faculty Affiliate Loneke Blackman Carr, published in April 2022 in the American Journal of Health Promotion, looks at the effects of weight loss interventions for black women given their roles at multi-caregivers.

Key Findings

  • Greater identification with the multiple caregiver role was associated with decreased session attendance and a trend towards weight gain
  • Greater multiple caregiver barriers score predicted a decrease in fruit/vegetable intake

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