Body image perception in relation to recent weight changes and strategies for weight loss in a nationally representative sample in the European Union.

@article{McElhone1999BodyIP,
  title={Body image perception in relation to recent weight changes and strategies for weight loss in a nationally representative sample in the European Union.},
  author={Scott McElhone and John M. Kearney and I Giachetti and Hans Joachim Zunft and J Alfredo Mart{\'i}nez},
  journal={Public health nutrition},
  year={1999},
  volume={2 1A},
  pages={143-51}
}
OBJECTIVES To assess body image perception and satisfaction with current body image across the EU and to explore the influence of sociodemographic variables, body-weight change and strategies for losing weight on body image perception. DESIGN A cross-sectional study in which quota-controlled, nationally representative samples of approximately 1000 adults from each country completed a face-to-face interview-assisted questionnaire. SETTING The survey was conducted in the 15 member states of… CONTINUE READING

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