Body mass index and quality of life in a survey of primary care patients.

@article{Finkelstein2000BodyMI,
  title={Body mass index and quality of life in a survey of primary care patients.},
  author={Murray Martin Finkelstein},
  journal={The Journal of family practice},
  year={2000},
  volume={49 8},
  pages={734-7}
}
BACKGROUND The prevalence of overweight and obesity is increasing and contributes to the burden of ill health in the community. The impact of obesity on health-related quality of life has been less well studied than how it affects physical morbidity and mortality. METHODS A survey of health-related quality of life using the 12-item Short Form (SF-12) of the Medical Outcomes Study Short Form-36 was mailed to patients attending a family medicine clinic. Multiple regression analyses were used to… CONTINUE READING
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