Body shape dissatisfaction is a 'normative discontent' in a young-adult Nigerian population: A study of prevalence and effects on health-related quality of life.

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This study investigates the prevalence of weight misperception, weight preference, and body shape dissatisfaction (BSD) among young-adult Nigerians and assesses the impact of these factors on population quality-of-life (QOL). Relevant anthropometric data were collected according to internationally accepted protocols. Weight perception, weight preference… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jegh.2015.07.003

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@article{Ejike2015BodySD, title={Body shape dissatisfaction is a 'normative discontent' in a young-adult Nigerian population: A study of prevalence and effects on health-related quality of life.}, author={Chukwunonso E. C. C. Ejike}, journal={Journal of epidemiology and global health}, year={2015}, volume={5 4 Suppl 1}, pages={S19-26} }