Body image as a mediator of the relationship between body mass index and weight-related quality of life in black women.

@article{Cox2011BodyIA,
  title={Body image as a mediator of the relationship between body mass index and weight-related quality of life in black women.},
  author={Tiffany L. Cox and Jamy D. Ard and T. Mark Beasley and Jos{\'e} Ram{\'o}n Fern{\'a}ndez and Virginia J. Howard and Olivia Affuso},
  journal={Journal of women's health},
  year={2011},
  volume={20 10},
  pages={1573-8}
}
BACKGROUND Body image (BI) may be important in understanding weight-related attitudes and behaviors in black women. Specifically, body dissatisfaction may mediate the relationship between body mass index (BMI) and weight-related quality of life (QOL) in black women. We examined the relationship between BMI and weight-related QOL in black women and tested for mediation by body dissatisfaction. METHODS The sample included 149 black women recruited from Birmingham, Alabama, for a one-time clinic… CONTINUE READING

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